High-Risk Prostate Cancer: Role of Radical Prostatectomy and Radiation Therapy.


Journal Article

Up to 12% of European men aged 55-69 years diagnosed with prostate cancer have high-risk disease and thus are at increased risk of mortality. There remains a lack of consensus on definitive treatment for prostate cancer, although both radiation therapy and radical prostatectomy are frequently utilized. Furthermore, the different types of radiation and surgical options also increase the complexity of deciding on a single treatment, as does the use of multimodal treatment plans. Here, we provide an overview of radiation therapy and radical prostatectomy in treating high-risk prostate cancer.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Qi, R; Moul, J

Published Date

  • 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 38 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 639 - 644

PubMed ID

  • 26633298

Pubmed Central ID

  • 26633298

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2296-5262

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1159/000441736


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands