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Underestimating radiotherapy toxicity for stage I seminoma

A recent survey of radiation oncologists has evaluated barriers to surveillance rather than adjuvant therapy for postorchiectomy management of stage I seminoma. The findings suggest that providers are underestimating the late toxicity of radiation therapy in these patients.

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Pfanzelter, N., Bekelman, J. Underestimating radiotherapy toxicity for stage I seminoma. Nat Rev Urol 9, 241–242 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrurol.2012.78

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