Second malignancies in prostate carcinoma patients after radiotherapy compared with surgery.

@article{Brenner2000SecondMI,
  title={Second malignancies in prostate carcinoma patients after radiotherapy compared with surgery.},
  author={David J. Brenner and Rochelle E. Curtis and Eric Joseph Hall and E. A. de Ron},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2000},
  volume={88 2},
  pages={
          398-406
        }
}
BACKGROUND In the treatment of prostate carcinoma, radiotherapy and surgery are common choices of comparable efficacy; thus a realistic comparison of the potential long term sequelae, such as the risk of second malignancy, may be of relevance to treatment choice. METHODS Data regarding the rate of incidence from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program cancer registry (1973-1993) were used to compare directly second malignancy risks in 51,584 men with prostate carcinoma who… CONTINUE READING
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