Elective Radiation of Pelvic Lymph Nodes During Salvage Radiotherapy Post Prostatectomy – Does It Work?

When facing a post prostatectomy biochemical failure (PSA only failure) the best way to treat is still not known. Preliminary data from Johns Hopkins [1] and Duke Universities[2] have recently provided some of the earliest evidence that salvage radiotherapy may prolong overall survival versus delay of intervention until time of symptomatic progression. Despite [...]

Impact of Postoperative PSA Scores on Recurrence and the use of Salvage Therapy on the Risk of Death

In a study conducted by Choueiri et al. published in Cancer it was suggested that men who have prostate cancer that was treated by a radical prostatectomy (RP) who then had a long time to a biochemical recurrence (BCR) or a long PSA doubling time after a BCR have no higher overall risk of death [...]