Compressed course of radiotherapy benefits men with localised prostate cancer, study shows

An Ontario-led international clinical trial with 1,206 men with localised prostate cancer shows that compressing radiation treatments into four weeks from eight delivers similar outcomes. The findings, published online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, provide a new standard of care worldwide, which the participating centres have already adopted, says co-principal investigator Charles Catton, radiation oncologist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network.
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