Shorter hormone therapy as effective as longer course for prostate cancer

09/25/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

Short-term hormone therapy after radiation treatment had a comparable effect on overall survival and disease-specific survival as longer-course therapy in men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer, according to a study presented at a meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology. In the study of 133 patients, disease-specific survival was 96% for both short- and long-term hormone therapy groups while 10-year overall survival was 61% in the shorter-course group and 65% in the long-term group.

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