Radiotherapy versus surgery for localized prostatic cancer.

Journal Article (Review)

Current data from randomized and nonrandomized clinical trials would indicate that radical prostatectomy offers the optimum method of disease control. The benefit of radical surgery is related to the extent of local disease. Gleason sum of the prostatic primary predicts for the probability of tumor extent.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Paulson, DF

Published Date

  • November 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 14 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 675 - 684

PubMed ID

  • 3314062

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3314062

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0094-0143


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States