A substantial proportion of patients with prostate cancer have metastases at the time of diagnosis. Recent literature suggests that local radiotherapy to the prostate should be advised in these patients, provided they have a low metastasic burden (as defined by the CHAARTED criteria). This article discusses the available literature.

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Keywords local treatment, metastases, prostate cancer, radiotherapy
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13629-019-00263-w, hdl.handle.net/1765/120782
Journal Tijdschrift voor Urologie
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Boevé, L.M.S. (Liselotte M. S.), Hulshof, M.C.C.M, Vis, A.N, de Vries, P. (Peter), van Moorselaar, R.J.A, Witjes, W.P.J. (Wim P. J.), … van Andel, G. (2019). Local therapy in primary metastatic prostate cancer Lokale behandeling bij het primair gemetastaseerd prostaatcarcinoom. Tijdschrift voor Urologie, 9(6-7), 103–107. doi:10.1007/s13629-019-00263-w