Surgery Seen as Superior to Radiation Therapy in Younger Men with High-risk Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

Surgery Seen as Superior to Radiation Therapy in Younger Men with High-risk Prostate Cancer, Study Finds
Men under age 60 with high-risk prostate cancer who underwent radical prostatectomy — or surgery to remove all or part of the prostate — as an initial treatment showed significantly improved overall survival at four years than those given radiation therapy, a study found. Researchers used the National Cancer Database to analyze 16,944 high-risk prostate cancer patients, age 59 or younger,

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One comment

  1. D Baillie says:

    Samadi makes the comment “Radical prostatectomy has many advantages over radiation which include shorter recovery times, less pain, and from what this study is showing, the prostate cancer is removed with a higher cancer control and survival rate.”
    Ask yourself… what is he selling!
    He doesn’t mention the horrific side effects of surgery that EBRT doesn’t have??
    Doctors used to confirm a claim that specialise in a particular type of treatment should not be quoted.

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