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Identifying the Best Candidate for Radical Prostatectomy in High-Risk Prostate Cancer

  • Jung Jun Kim
  • Sung Kyu Hong
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Abstract

Radical prostatectomy (RP) has been regarded as one of the gold standard therapeutic option for localized or locally advanced prostate cancer patients. However, the surgery for localized low-risk prostate cancer may not be the standard anymore due to the concern of overtreatment recently. On the other hand, regarding the treatment of high-risk or locally advanced prostate cancer, the role of surgery started to extend their territory.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Seoul National University Bundang HospitalSeongnamSouth Korea
  2. 2.Seoul National UniversitySeoulSouth Korea

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