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Radiation, hormone therapy combine to prolong life in prostate cancer patients
Radiation, hormone therapy combine to prolong life in prostate cancer patients (January 7, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Philadelphia - According to research published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, radiation in addition to hormone therapy for prostate cancer may lengthen life. Researchers studied over 30,000 men with prostate cancer between 65 and 85 years of age. Participants were followed for an average of seven years. Results showed adding radiation treatment to hormone therapy reduced cancer deaths among those aged 76-85 by nearly 50%, when compared to those who only received hormone therapy.
 
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