Journal article

Post-prostatectomy radiation therapy: Consensus guidelines of the Australian and New Zealand Radiation Oncology Genito-Urinary Group

Mark A Sidhom, Andrew B Kneebone, Margot Lehman, Kirsty L Wiltshire, Jeremy L Millar, Rahul K Mukherjee, Thomas P Shakespeare, Keen-Hun Tai

RADIOTHERAPY AND ONCOLOGY | ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD | Published : 2008

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Three randomised trials have demonstrated the benefit of adjuvant post-prostatectomy radiotherapy (PPRT) for high risk patients. Data also documents the effectiveness of salvage radiotherapy following a biochemical relapse post-prostatectomy. The Radiation Oncology Genito-Urinary Group recognised the need to develop consensus guidelines on to whom, when and how to deliver PPRT. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Draft guidelines were developed and refined at a consensus conference in June 2006 attended by 63 delegates where urological, radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging experts spoke on aspects of PPRT. Unresolved issues were further developed by working parties and redistribute..

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