tumor cells and shrink tumors. Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells.
Androgen-deprivation therapy may lessen the amount of androgens made by the body. It is not
yet known whether radiation therapy is more effective with or without androgen-deprivation
therapy in treating patients with prostate cancer.
PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying radiation therapy to see how well it
works compared with radiation therapy given together with androgen-deprivation therapy in
treating patients with prostate cancer.
St. Johnsbury, VT
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