Smoking is associated with worse outcomes in patients with prostate cancer treated by radical radiotherapy.

@article{Pantarotto2007SmokingIA,
  title={Smoking is associated with worse outcomes in patients with prostate cancer treated by radical radiotherapy.},
  author={Jason R. Pantarotto and Shawn Christopher Malone and Simone Dahrouge and Victor Gallant and Libni J. Eapen},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2007},
  volume={99 3},
  pages={564-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of smoking on the outcome in a cohort of men treated for localized prostate cancer at one institution with a uniform protocol of radical external beam radiotherapy (EBRT). PATIENTS AND METHODS The study was a retrospective review of 434 patients with cT1-T4 N0m0 prostate cancer treated with curative intent with EBRT (66 Gy in 33 fractions) between 1990 and 1999. Univariate and multivariate Cox regression analyses were used to estimate the risk associated… CONTINUE READING
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