Treatment of Clinically Involved Lymph Nodes

Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Today long-term survival in patients present with lymphatic disease is not uncommon although treatment approaches for prostate cancer patients with pelvic nodal disease without further metastatic spread is highly individual as no clear evidence on the superiority of any approach exists. Practical aproaches can be extrapolated from studies on high-risk patients.


Overall Survival Prostate Cancer Patient Nodal Disease EORTC Trial AJCC Cancer Staging Manual 



Androgen deprivation therapy


Cancer-specific survival


Disease free survival


Disease-specific survival


External beam radiotherapy


Extensive pelvic lymph node dissection




Locally advanced prostate cancer


Lymph node


Progression-free survival


Overall survival


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department for Radiation Oncology and Cyberknife CenteCharité - University Medicine Berlin Campus Virchow-Clinic BerlinGermany

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