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Radiation Treatment Defeats High Risk Prostate Cancer

(MedPage Today) Dose-escalated external beam radiation treatment (EBRT) ≥75.6 Gy is associated with improved overall survival in men with intermediate and high-risk prostate cancer although not in men with low-risk disease, a retrospective comparative effectiveness study suggested…
Among men with high-risk disease, dose-escalated EBRT was associated with a statistically significant decreased hazard of death at an IPW-PS adjusted HR of 0.82 … compared with standard-dose EBRT.
In contrast, the association between dose-escalated EBRT and reduced hazard of death was not significant in men with low-risk disease
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