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Promising long-term results with proton therapy for localized prostate cancer

The value of proton therapy in managing prostate cancer is not yet defined. A recent study has reported promising long-term results for patients with localized prostate cancer who received proton therapy. However, results from ongoing clinical trials are required before determining the role of proton therapy for this indication.

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COMPPARE trial: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03561220

PARTIQoL trial: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01617161

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Bryant, C.M., Hoppe, B.S. Promising long-term results with proton therapy for localized prostate cancer. Nat Rev Urol 18, 137–138 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41585-021-00429-5

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