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ISSN: 2581-4265

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    Open Access Research Article Article ID: ANPC-3-117

    Outcome Changes after Diverse Radical Prostatectomy among Prostate Cancer Patients: Comparison of One and Five Years of Follow-Up

    Yu-Hua Lin*, Chia-Chan Kao, Chiung- Yu Huang and YuChun Yao

    Prostate cancer develops slowly and is frequently diagnosed in elderly men, and its treatments are  associated with adverse effects on the urinary and sexual function of patients [1]. Radical prostatectomy (RP) may reduce the disease-specifi c mortality of patients with prostate cancer, although this approach has been shown to have long-term negative complications with no improvement in overall patient survival [2]. Chen et al. [3], recommended that longitudinal measurement of patients’ reported outcomes is crucial because of the time-dependent nature of symptom development after treatment.

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    Published on: Jan 28, 2017 Pages: 1-6

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/anpc.000017 CrossMark

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