Advances in radiotherapy for elderly patients with prostate cancer

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Published: 29 Nov 2019
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Dr Lucinda Morris - St George Hospital Cancer Care Centre, Sydney, Australia

Dr Lucinda Morris speaks to ecancer at the SIOG 2019 meeting in Geneva about prostate cancer care in the elderly.

She describes the various treatment options for patients with high-risk disease, especially radiation therapy for older patients.

Dr Morris also outlines the latest advances in radiation therapy techniques, which offer minimal side effects for these patients.

She concludes by explaining the new evidence that support the use of radiotherapy for patients with metastatic and localised disease.

This service has been kindly supported by unrestricted grants from Janssen Oncology and Sanofi Genzyme.