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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2023, vol. 29, issue4
Subject Area: Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2023294.5188
Published online: 26 October 2023

Original article
J of IMAB. 2023 Oct-Dec;29(4):5188-5191
Tosho GanevORCID logoCorresponding Autoremail,
Clinic of Urology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, MHAT "Sveta Anna", Medical University-Varna, Bulgaria.

Purpose:  The study examines the survival of patients with high-risk prostate cancer in order to find a relationship between survival and the type of postoperative therapy.
Materials/Methods:  The object of the study were 872 patients who underwent radical prostatectomy in the Clinic of Urology in "St. Anna - Varna" Hospital for the period from April 17, 1996, until November 25, 2022. Postoperatively, some patients were additionally subjected to hormonal therapy (referred to as "dual therapy" in the text), and others to hormonal and radiotherapy (referred to as "triple therapy").
Results: Overall and cancer-specific survival of high-risk patients did not differ statistically significantly for the two types of postoperative therapy.
Conclusions: The optimal combination of radical prostatectomy, hormonal and radiotherapy in order to achieve maximum survival for patients with high-risk prostate cancer is still poorly defined.

Keywords: hormonal therapy, radiotherapy, Gleason score,

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Please cite this article as: Ganev T. Overall and cancer-specific survival of high-risk prostate cancer – impact of adjuvant therapy after radical prostatectomy. J of IMAB. 2023 Oct-Dec;29(4):5188-591. [Crossref - 10.5272/jimab.2023294.5188]

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Tosho Ganev, Department of surgery, MHAT "Sveta Anna-Varna", Clinic of Urology, Medical University-Varna; 100, Tzar Osvoboditel Blvd., Varna 9000, Bulgaria; E-mail: dr_ganev@yahoo.com

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Received: 15 May 2023
Published online: 26 October 2023

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