Hormone and Radiotherapy Seen to Cut in Half Risk of Early Death in Aggressive Local Prostate Cancer

Hormone and Radiotherapy Seen to Cut in Half Risk of Early Death in Aggressive Local Prostate Cancer
Men with aggressive but local prostate cancer reduced by half their long-term risk of death from the disease when treated with hormone (antiandrogen) therapy that is combined with local radiotherapy, according to a new longitudinal Nordic study. The study, “Ten- and 15-yr Prostate Cancer-specific Mortality in Patients with Nonmetastatic Locally Advanced or Aggressive Intermediate Prostate Cancer,

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