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Do We Treat Lymph Nodes in Prostate Cancer?

Advances in Prostate Cancer Treatment

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It’s highly debated whether patients undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer should also have their lymph nodes treated. Janna Andrews, MD, discusses the RTOG trials and their results, which showed that there was no significant difference between whole pelvic radiation therapy and prostate-only therapy with hormone therapy.

References:

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 May 1;80(1):6-16.

Read Janna Andrews’ bio

Faculty and Financial Disclosures:

Dr. Andrews has no relevant financial disclosures.