Salvage Radical Prostatectomy Improves Long Term Survival in Men with Radiation Recurrent Prostate Cancer

A retrospective study, using the SEER Date, a U.S. national database, analyzed data from men diagnosed with prostate cancer and found that salvage radical prostatectomy (SRP) improved the long-term survival in men whose cancer has returned after receiving radiation therapy. We know that approximately 30% of men who have radiation therapy as their primary therapy will have a recurrence [...]

Salvage Radical Prostatectomy After Failed Radiotherapy Can Work

A small study out of the Department of Urology, University of Rome, Rome, Italy has demonstrated that a salvage radical prostatectomy is a reasonable treatment option for men with locally recurrent prostate cancer after external beam radiotherapy failure. Despite the traditional belief that surgery can not follow failed radiation treatment, this argument against initial radiotherapy [...]

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