- Low pre-Tx PSA may predict adjuvant radiation success. McBroom, Stacy // Urology Times;Mar99, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p13
Reports on a University of Washington, Seattle study which concluded that men who respond to adjuvant radiation therapy for locally recurrent prostate cancer tend to have lower pre-radiation PSA levels and a longer time to biochemical failure following prostatectomy than those not responding to...
- Post-RP RT: Lower, higher doses shows similar efficacy. O'Malley, Anne // Urology Times;Apr2003, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p30
Discusses evidence showing that post-prostatectomy (RP) radiation therapy remains the single best option in patients at high risk for recurrence. Finding that lower radiation doses can affect good results without long-term complications; Evaluation of the efficacy of salvage radiation after...
- Radiotherapy for PCa not perfect but improving. Guttman, Cheryl // Urology Times;Sep97, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p18
Describes the progress of external radiotherapy for prostate cancer (PCa) in Chicago, Illinois. Comparison of the efficacy of the treatment with biochemical control; Neutron radiation in patients with localized and locally advanced PCa; Encouraging results with the use of conformal radiation;...
- 3-D conformal radiation effective in post-prostatectomy setting. Scheck, Anne // Urology Times;Oct98, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p4
States that three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3DRCT) following radical prostatectomy has a low rate of morbidity and early intervention appears to reduce the risk of PSA-defined prostate cancer progression. Results from the assessment of 3DCRT; Comments from James Hayman, an...
- RP Offers Best Survival. // Renal & Urology News;Nov2010, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p7
The article reports on the study which presents radical prostatectomy (RP) as a better treatment for prostate cancer than radiation therapy (RT).
- Radiotherapy after prostatectomy increased PFS in pT3 prostate cancer. Adams, Stacey L.; Haigh, Christen; Harris, Jason; Lewis, Jay; Southall, Jen; Volansky, Rob // Hem/Onc Today;6/10/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p38
The article discusses research on the effect of radiotherapy after prostatectomy on progression-free survival (PFS) in pT3 prostate cancer patients, which references a study by J. Wiegel published in a 2009 issue of the "Journal of Clinical Oncology."
- Promises and pitfalls of high-dose combination radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer. Volpe, Michael A.; Raboy, Adley; Lederman, Gil; Albert, Peter // Contemporary Urology;May2000, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p12
Discusses the application of combination radiotherapy over prostatectomy in prostate cancer. Status of its epidemic in the United States in the year 2000; Features of bracytherapy; Procedures of radiotherapy; Complications. INSET: Brachytherapy: An evolving concept in prostate cancer management.
- Managing Advanced Prostate Cancer with Viadurâ„¢ (Leuprolide Acetate Implant). Moul, Judd W.; Civitelli, Karen // Urologic Nursing;Dec2001, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p385
Examines the effectiveness of viadur or leuprolide acetate implant in managing advanced prostate cancer. Use of prostatectomy, external beam radiation therapy and brachytherapy to treat localized prostate cancer; Hormone-dependent nature of prostate cancer cells; Definition of advanced prostate...
- No clear cost leader for open vs. minimally invasive prostate cancer surgery. // Hem/Onc Today;11/25/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 22, p46
The article presents a study that explored the difference in the rate of secondary primary cancers in a comparison of brachytherapy and prostatectomy for the treatment of prostate cancers.