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Focal therapy compared to radical prostatectomy for non-metastatic prostate cancer: a propensity score-matched study

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Stuart McCracken, Professor Damian Greene


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© 2021, The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Limited part of Springer Nature.Introduction: Focal therapy (FT) ablates areas of prostate cancer rather than treating the whole gland. We compared oncological outcomes of FT to radical prostatectomy (RP). Methods: Using prospective multicentre databases of 761 FT and 572 RP cases (November/2005-September/2018), patients with PSA < 20 ng/ml, Gleason

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Author(s): Shah TT, Reddy D, Peters M, Ball D, Kim NH, Gomez EG, Miah S, Evans DE, Guillaumier S, van Rossum PSN, Van Son MJ, Hosking-Jervis F, Dudderidge T, Hindley R, Emara A, McCracken S, Greene D, Nigam R, McCartan N, Valerio M, Minhas S, Afzal N, Lewi H, Ogden C, Persad R, Virdi J, Moore CM, Arya M, Emberton M, Ahmed HU, Winkler M

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases

Year: 2021

Volume: 24

Pages: 567–574

Print publication date: 01/06/2021

Online publication date: 28/01/2021

Acceptance date: 11/12/2020

ISSN (print): 1365-7852

ISSN (electronic): 1476-5608

Publisher: Springer Nature


DOI: 10.1038/s41391-020-00315-y


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