Positive margins: is adjunctive radiation therapy indicated?

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Patients with margin positive disease after radical prostatectomy are prognostically disadvantaged. The question of postoperative adjunctive radiotherapy in these patients is controversial. A retrospective study suggested that adjunctive radiation therapy reduced the local recurrence rate but did not alter survival.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Paulson, DF; Robertson, CN

Published Date

  • 1991

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 263 - 265

PubMed ID

  • 2029419

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0284-186X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3109/02841869109092366


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England