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Adjuvant postoperative radiotherapy following radical prostatectomy: is now the time?

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Sandler, H. Adjuvant postoperative radiotherapy following radical prostatectomy: is now the time?. Nat Rev Clin Oncol 3, 84–85 (2006).

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