Scoring of treatment-related late effects in prostate cancer.

  title={Scoring of treatment-related late effects in prostate cancer.},
  author={Jacqueline Livsey and Jacqueline A Routledge and Meriel P Burns and Rick Swindell and Susan Elizabeth Davidson and R. A. Cowan and John P. Logue and James Pinson Wylie},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  volume={65 2},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To assess the correlation between different general and organ specific quality of life and morbidity scoring methods in a cohort of men treated with radical radiotherapy for prostate cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS Men who had been treated with radical radiotherapy (50 Gy in 16 fractions over 21 days) for localized prostate cancer more than 3 years previously and who had no evidence of recurrent disease were invited to take part in the study. A total of 101 of 135 invited… CONTINUE READING