John E. Sylvester, MD | Authors

Commentary (Sylvester): Integrating Hormonal Therapy With External-Beam Radiation and Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer

January 01, 2005

Drs. Andrews and Roach present an excellent review and discussion of the existing literature regarding the role of androgen ablation therapy in patients being treated with external-beam radiation therapy (EBRT) and prostate brachytherapy. However, the indications for, and optimal timing of androgen ablation with radiation therapy remain controversial, particularly in regard to brachytherapy.