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This article explores new features within the analysis and therapy of prostate melanoma. issues contain: bisphosphonates within the administration of metastatic prostate melanoma; intermittent androgen deprivation for in the community complicated prostate melanoma; and adjuvant hormonal therapy for prostate melanoma.
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10 ng/ml. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 1998;42:142. 26 Pollack A, Smith LG, von Eschenbach AC: External beam radiotherapy dose response characteristics of 1,127 men with prostate cancer treated in the PSA era. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2000;48:507–512. 27 Shipely WU: A phase III trial (RTOG 8610) comparing external beam irradiation plus short-term maximal androgen blockade with radiation therapy for locally advanced prostate cancer. Eur Urol 1994;26:3. Wachter/Wachter-Gerstner/Pötter 28 Soffen EM, Hanks GE, Hunt MA, Epstein BE: Conformal static field radiation therapy treatment of early prostate cancer versus non-conformal techniques: A reduction in acute morbidity.
The results of ongoing research will further clarify the use of hormone treatment with radiotherapy in patients with low and intermediate risk. Copyright © 2003 S. Karger AG, Basel ABC © 2003 S. com/ocl Introduction Radical radiotherapy has become one of the standards for the curative treatment of localized prostate cancer. The development of modern three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy has led to enormous improvement in curative radiotherapy. The use of computer-operated sectional-imaging-based radiotherapy enables dose escalation to the tumor without increasing the dose to the organs at risk [8, 11, 12, 22, 28, 35].
Oncology 2003;65(suppl 1):24–28 7 Goldenberg SL, et al: Intermittent androgen suppression in treatment of prostate cancer. A preliminary report. Urology 1995;45:839–845. 8 Gleave ME, Bruchovsky N, Goldenberg SL, Rennie P: Intermittent androgen suppression: Rationale and clinical experience; in Schroeder F (ed): Recent Advances in Prostate Cancer and BPH. London, Parthenon Publishing, 1997, pp 109–121. 1159/000072489 Neoadjuvant Hormonal Treatment and Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer Stefan Wachter Natascha Wachter-Gerstner Richard Pötter Department of Radiotherapy and Radiobiology, University Hospital of Vienna, Austria Key Words Radiotherapy W Prostate cancer W Hormones Abstract Adjuvant hormone treatment with radiotherapy has been demonstrated in two studies (Bolla and RTOG 8531) to be beneficial in patients with locally advanced prostate cancer.