Chapter 10. Prostate Radiotherapy

  1. Jonathan Waxman BSc, MD, MBBS, FRCP
  1. C. R. Lewanski and
  2. S. Stewart

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch10

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

How to Cite

Lewanski, C. R. and Stewart, S. (2002) Prostate Radiotherapy, in Treatment Options in Urological Cancer (ed J. Waxman), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Department of Cancer Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632055890

Online ISBN: 9780470757147

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Keywords:

  • prostate radiotherapy;
  • prostate cancer;
  • external beam radiotherapy;
  • pelvic lymph nodes;
  • adjuvant hormones

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Comparison of external beam radiotherapy and radical prostatectomy

  • Radiation therapy techniques

  • The target volume

  • Prostate brachytherapy

  • The management of PSA failure after radical radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer

  • Palliative radiation therapy

  • Conclusion