Comparative effectiveness of radical prostatectomy and radiotherapy in prostate cancer: observational study of mortality outcomes

Sooriakumaran, Prasanna; Nyberg, Tommy; Akre, Olof; Haendler, Leif; Heus, Inge; Olsson, Mats; Carlsson, Stefan; Roobol, Monique J.; Steineck, Gunnar; Wiklund, Peter
March 2014
BMJ: British Medical Journal;3/1/2014, Vol. 348 Issue 7947, p13
Academic Journal
The article discusses the results of a study that compared the effectiveness of radical prostatectomy and radiotherapy in prostate cancer patients. Topics discussed include average worse tumour-patient characteristics among patients in the radiotherapy group than those in the surgery and association of radiotherapy with higher mortality from prostate cancer with and without adjustments among men with non-metastatic disease.


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