Is Prophylactic Breast Radiotherapy Necessary in All Patients With Prostate Cancer and Gynecomastia and/or Breast Pain?


Ozen H., Akyol F., Toktas G., Eskicorapci S. Y. , Unluer E., Kuyumcuoglu U., ...More

JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.184, no.2, pp.519-524, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 184 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.juro.2010.03.137
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.519-524
  • Keywords: prostate, prostatic neoplasms, gynecomastia, bicalutamide, radiotherapy, BICALUTAMIDE-INDUCED GYNECOMASTIA, CYPROTERONE-ACETATE, IMMEDIATE THERAPY, FINAL ANALYSIS, STANDARD CARE, 150 MG, CARCINOMA, TRIAL, IRRADIATION, DIETHYLSTILBESTROL

Abstract

Purpose: We investigated the efficacy of prophylactic radiotherapy for gynecomastia/breast pain induced by 150 mg bicalutamide in a prospective, randomized, multi-institutional trial.