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Vol 10, Supp. C (2014)
Case report
Published online: 2014-08-29
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Optimal treatment of patients affected by castration-resistant prostate — a case study

Olga Milbrandt, Anna Szafryna-Kliwicka, Piotr Tomczak

open access

Vol 10, Supp. C (2014)
CASE REPORT
Published online: 2014-08-29

Abstract

The following thesis presents a case study of 64-year old patient affected by prostate cancer who has been subjected to treatment since 2000. This specific example shows the progression of therapeutic procedure starting from the phase of localized disease through the advanced hormonal therapy responsive phase to the stage of castration-resistant prostate. So far, over 14-year span of survival has been gained by means of implementing various methods of treatment including prostatectomy, hormonal therapy, radiotherapy, chemotherapy.

Abstract

The following thesis presents a case study of 64-year old patient affected by prostate cancer who has been subjected to treatment since 2000. This specific example shows the progression of therapeutic procedure starting from the phase of localized disease through the advanced hormonal therapy responsive phase to the stage of castration-resistant prostate. So far, over 14-year span of survival has been gained by means of implementing various methods of treatment including prostatectomy, hormonal therapy, radiotherapy, chemotherapy.

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Keywords

prostate cancer, quality of life, hormonal therapy, chemotherapy

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Title

Optimal treatment of patients affected by castration-resistant prostate — a case study

Journal

Oncology in Clinical Practice

Issue

Vol 10, Supp. C (2014)

Article type

Case report

Pages

9-11

Published online

2014-08-29

Keywords

prostate cancer
quality of life
hormonal therapy
chemotherapy

Authors

Olga Milbrandt
Anna Szafryna-Kliwicka
Piotr Tomczak

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