EAU 13: Study finds surgery is superior to radiotherapy in men with localized PCa

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worried man prostate cancerSURGERY offers better survival benefit for men with localised prostate cancer, according to a large observational study, conducted by a group of researchers in Sweden and the Netherlands.

The study won the second prize for best abstract in oncology at the 28th Annual EAU Congress.

“The current gold standard management of localised prostate cancer is radical therapy, either as surgery or radiation therapy. This study suggests that surgery is likely superior to radiation for the majority of men who have localised prostate cancer, especially the younger age group and those with no or few comorbidities,” said Dr. Prasanna Sooriakumaran, lead study author, of the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm…Read more

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