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Mixed results after 10 years for men given postoperative radiotherapy for prostate cancer

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 24 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7067

European researchers report mixed results from long term follow-up of a trial that evaluated postoperative radiotherapy for prostate cancer. Men given immediate radiotherapy had better progression-free survival over 10 years than controls managed with a “wait and see” policy. However, this was true only when “progression” was …

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