Treatment strategies for high-risk locally advanced prostate cancer

@article{Rosenthal2010TreatmentSF,
  title={Treatment strategies for high-risk locally advanced prostate cancer},
  author={Seth A. Rosenthal and Howard Mark Sandler},
  journal={Nature Reviews Urology},
  year={2010},
  volume={7},
  pages={31-38}
}
High-risk prostate cancer can be defined by the assessment of pretreatment prognostic factors such as clinical stage, Gleason score, and PSA level. High-risk features include PSA >20 ng/ml, Gleason score 8–10, and stage T3 tumors. Patients with adverse prognostic factors have historically fared poorly with monotherapeutic approaches. Multimodal treatment utilizing combined androgen suppression and radiotherapy has improved survival rates for patients with high-risk prostate cancer. In addition… CONTINUE READING

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