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Cancer-specific survival after metastasis following primary radical prostatectomy compared with radiation therapy in prostate cancer patients: Results of a population-based, propensity score-matched analysis

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Shao Y.-H.J., Kim S., Moore D.F., Shih W., Lin Y., Stein M., Kim I.Y., Lu-Yao G.L.

European Urology 2014 65:4 (693-700)

Background Data regarding the difference in the clinical course from metastasis to prostate cancer-specific mortality (PCSM) following radical prostatectomy (RP) compared with radiation therapy (RT) are lacking. Objective To examine the association between primary treatment modality and prostate cancer-specific survival (PCSS) after metastasis. Design, setting, and participants We used the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare linked database from 1994 to 2007 for patients diagnosed with localized prostate cancer (PCa). We used cancer stage and Gleason score to stratify patients into low and intermediate-high risks. Intervention Radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy… (ver más)

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