Observation vs. targeted high-dose radiation for metastatic prostate cancer

March 26, 2020

What The Study Did: This randomized clinical trial compared how effectively high-dose, targeted radiation therapy versus no treatment (observation) among 54 men prevented the progression over six months of recurrent hormone-sensitive prostate cancer that has metastasized to a small number of sites in the body.

Authors: Phuoc T. Tran, M.D., Ph.D., of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.0147)

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