Projection of 15-year prostate cancer-specific survival after radical prostatectomy

For several years we have been able to use the Kattan nomograms to project 5-, 7-, and 10-year recurrence-free survival before and after radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer, based on the patient’s age, stage, Gleason score, and other relevant data (associated with biopsy or surgical findings, as appropriate). … READ MORE …

15-year outcomes after brachytherapy for localized prostate cancer

A new paper from the Seattle group, already available on line, has offered 15-year follow-up data on the outcomes after treatment with brachytherapy alone in their long series of patients. … READ MORE …