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Use of second treatment following definitive local therapy for prostate cancer: data from the caPSURE database.

Authors
  • Grossfeld, G D
  • Stier, D M
  • Flanders, S C
  • Henning, J M
  • Schonfeld, W
  • Warolin, K
  • Carroll, P R
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Urology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1998
Volume
160
Issue
4
Pages
1398–1404
Identifiers
PMID: 9751363
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Approximately 1 in 5 patients receive second cancer treatment within a mean of 3 years following initial local treatment for prostate cancer. Our data suggest that the likelihood of receiving second treatment was lowest in patients initially treated with radical prostatectomy.

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