Seminoma of the testis: long-term beneficial and deleterious results of radiation.

@article{Hanks1992SeminomaOT,
  title={Seminoma of the testis: long-term beneficial and deleterious results of radiation.},
  author={Gerald E. Hanks and Thomas Peters and Jean B. Owen},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1992},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={
          913-9
        }
}
PURPOSE The followup of 387 patients in a USA national survey of seminoma treated with radiation in 1973 and 1974 has been extended beyond 15 years to assess the long-term benefits and problems resulting from treatment. RESULTS Survival at 15 years is 83% for Stage I, 68% for Stage II; freedom from recurrence at 15 years is 93% for Stage I, 96% for Stage II; NED survival at 15 years is 80% for Stage I, 68% for Stage II; cause specific freedom from cancer death is 98% for Stage I and 97% for… CONTINUE READING
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