Impact of Age and Comorbidities on Long-term Survival of Patients with High-risk Prostate Cancer Treated with Radical Prostatectomy: A Multi-institutional Competing-risks Analysis
Briganti, Alberto × Spahn, Martin Joniau, Steven Gontero, Paolo Bianchi, Marco Kneitz, Burkhard Chun, Felix K H Sun, Maxine Graefen, Markus Abdollah, Firas Marchioro, Giansilvio Frohenberg, Detlef Giona, Simone Frea, Bruno Karakiewicz, Pierre I Montorsi, Francesco Van Poppel, Hendrik Jeffrey Karnes, R European Multicenter Prostate Cancer Clinical and Translational Research Group (EMPaCT) #
European Urology vol:63 issue:4 pages:693-701
Survival after surgical treatment using competing-risk analysis has been previously examined in patients with prostate cancer (PCa). However, the combined effect of age and comorbidities has not been assessed in patients with high-risk PCa who might have heterogeneous rates of competing mortality despite the presence of aggressive disease.