Radiation Therapy in the Management of High Risk Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer in the Geriatric Population

Radiation Therapy in the Management of High Risk Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer in the Geriatric Population - #51

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Describes the role of radiation therapy in the management of high risk non-metastatic prostate cancer.

 

Prostate cancer risk increases with age and balancing the risks of treatment with the risks of disease progression presents challenges for providers treating patients with this disease.

Determine best course of treatment for patients with high risk prostate cancer.

Describe the role of radiation therapy in the management of high risk nonmetastatic prostate cancer (any > T3 or any GS 8-10) for geriatric patients

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Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI