Survival Among Men With Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer Treated With Radical Prostatectomy or Radiation Therapy in the Prostate Specific Antigen Era

The Journal of Urology, 03/28/2012

After adjusting for major confounders, radical prostatectomy was associated with a small but statistically significant improvement in overall and cancer specific survival. These survival differences may arise from an imbalance of confounders, differences in treatment related mortality and/or improved cancer control when radical prostatectomy is performed as initial therapy.

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