Prostate cancer: does radiation therapy raise the risk for second cancers?

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Takeaway
  • Radiation therapy (RT) was not associated with overall increased risk for second cancer (SC).
  • SC risk was increased with RT-only, but not with RT after radical prostatectomy (RP+RT).

Why this matters

  • Previous reports have provided conflicting results.

Key results

  • 10-y SC inc...