A Phase III Trial of the Study of Endocrine Therapy Used as a Cytoreductive and Cytostatic Agent Prior to Radiation Therapy in Good Prognosis Locally Confined Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate
RATIONALE: Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to damage tumor cells. Androgens can
stimulate the growth of prostate cancer cells. Hormone therapy using flutamide, goserelin,
and leuprolide may fight prostate cancer by reducing the production of androgens. It is not
yet known which regimen of antiandrogen therapy is most effective for prostate cancer.
PURPOSE: Randomized phase III trial to study the effectiveness of radiation therapy with or
without antiandrogen therapy in treating patients who have stage I or stage II prostate
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