The effect of postprostatectomy external beam radiotherapy on quality of life: results from the Cancer of the Prostate Strategic Urologic Research Endeavor.

@article{Hu2006TheEO,
  title={The effect of postprostatectomy external beam radiotherapy on quality of life: results from the Cancer of the Prostate Strategic Urologic Research Endeavor.},
  author={Jim C. Hu and Eric P. Elkin and Tracey L. Krupski and John Gore and Mark S. Litwin},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={107 2},
  pages={281-8}
}
BACKGROUND Postprostatectomy salvage radiotherapy may improve prostate-specific antigen (PSA) progression-free survival, but little is known about its effect on quality of life. METHODS From the Cancer of the Prostate Strategic Urologic Research Endeavor (CaPSURE) data base, 1289 patients who had undergone radical prostatectomy (RP) without neoadjuvant or adjuvant hormone therapy completed validated health-related quality of life (HRQOL) questionnaires. Of these, 69 patients also received… CONTINUE READING

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