October 1st, 2009

Mayo researchers find few side effects from radiation treatment given after prostate cancer surgery

By Beth Backus

Science Codex
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The largest single-institution study of its kind has found few complications in prostate cancer patients treated with radiotherapy after surgery to remove the prostate. Men in this study received radiotherapy after a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test following surgery indicated their cancer had recurred.

Tags: Cancer, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

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