Combining Radiation with Hormonal Blockade for Prostate Cancer Disease

Question of the week:

Should I combine hormonal blockade with radiation

of the prostate?

These are the topics discussed on the program: 

1.  Who needs hormonal blockade in conjunction with

radiation of the prostate?

2.  What is the optimal time to start hormonal blockade

in conjunction with radiation of the prostate?

3.  What is the optimal time to stay on hormonal blockade

after radiation?

4.  What type of hormonal blockade should you use with

radiation of the prostate?

The related article of the week:

Androgenic suppression combined with radiotherapy

for the treatment of prostate adenocarcinoma:

A systematic review.  BMC Cancer 2012, 12:54 Ligia T Macedo

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