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Radiotherapy in the Management of Prostate Cancer

  • Melvin Lee Kiang Chua
  • Jure Murgic
  • E. Brian Butler
  • Bin S. TehEmail author
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Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Prostate cancer remains one of the most common cancer diagnoses among men in North America. The majority are treated with surgery or radiotherapy; and the advent of technological precision has driven remarkable improvements in clinical outcomes. Here, we highlight existing controversies surrounding the use of radiotherapy in the management of prostate cancer, with specific focus on different clinical scenarios.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Melvin Lee Kiang Chua
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Jure Murgic
    • 4
  • E. Brian Butler
    • 5
  • Bin S. Teh
    • 5
    Email author
  1. 1.Division of Radiation OncologyNational Cancer CentreSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Duke-NUS Graduate Medical SchoolSingaporeSingapore
  3. 3.Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Cancer CentreTorontoCanada
  4. 4.Department of Oncology and Nuclear MedicineUniversity Hospital Sisters of Charity, University of Zagreb Medical SchoolZagrebCroatia
  5. 5.Department of Radiation OncologyHouston Methodist Hospital, Cancer Center and Research Institute, Weil Cornell Medical CollegeHoustonUSA

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