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Thérapie focale du cancer de la prostate : rationnel, résultats et perspectives

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Valerio, Massimo
Tawadros, Thomas
Cerantola, Yannick
Lutchmaya-Flick, Caroline
Lhermitte, Benoît
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Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2014, vol. 10, no. 453, p. 2306-10
Abstract Focal therapy is a novel treatment strategy in prostate cancer aiming to treat only the area of the gland harbouring clinically significant disease. The overall objective is to maintain the oncological benefit of active treatment while minimising treatment-related morbidity. Leading centres are currently evaluating various minimally invasive technologies in a rigorous manner. Oncological and functional results in mid-term are encouraging with low rate of urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction. However, the oncological outcome needs to be evaluated in the long-term in the light of the prolonged natural history of the disease.
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PMID: 25626246
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Research group Groupe Iselin Christophe (urologie) (106)
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VALERIO, Massimo et al. Thérapie focale du cancer de la prostate : rationnel, résultats et perspectives. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2014, vol. 10, n° 453, p. 2306-10. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:47556

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