Salvage Radio Therapy Extends Life Without Regard to PSA Doubling Time

Researchers at Duke University observed a survival benefit for men who had salvage radiation therapy (RT) for prostate-specific antigen (PSA) failure after radical prostatectomy (RP) in the men who experience a rapid rises in PSA doubling time (DT,< 6 months). They then asked whether such a benefit also exits in men with a protracted PSA [...]

How a Prostate Cancer Recurrence Is Currently Dealt With – Salvage Methods For Recurrent Prostate Cancer After Failure Of PrimaryRadiotherapy

The authors of a recent study from the Duke Prostate Center and Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C. and the Department of Urology, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan reviewed the current salvage methods for treating recurrent local recurrent prostate cancer after primary radiotherapy (RT). They used a [...]

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