Radiation, hormone therapy improve prostate cancer survival

11/3/2011 | HealthDay News

A study of more than 1,200 men with high-risk prostate cancer found that 74% of those who received both hormone and radiation therapy were still alive after seven years compared with 66% of men under hormone therapy alone. Adding radiotherapy did not affect the overall quality of life after three years of treatment, lead researcher Padraig Warde said. The findings appear in The Lancet.

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