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Such combined modality therapy may be frequently associated with debility, and numerous physical and psychological symptoms including pain, dysphagia (swallowing difficulty), weight loss, disfigurement, depression, and xerostomia (dry mouth).
PR-13/Radicals; RTOG [Radiation Therapy Oncology Group] 0534/SPPORT [Short-term androgen deprivation with pelvic lymph node or prostate bed only radiotherapy]) that will help delineate the cost-benefit ratio of combined modality therapy for patients treated with the benefit of the newer surgical and radiotherapeutic technologies.
For example, single modality therapy (radiation or surgery) is typically recommended for early-stage disease, while combined modality therapy is used for later-stage cancers.

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