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Table 2 Week of alpha-blocker initiation relative to start of external beam therapy, stratified by radiation cohort.

From: cExternal beam radiation results in minimal changes in post void residual urine volumes during the treatment of clinically localized prostate cancer

XRT Therapy Cohort

Number. of patients*

Alpha-blocker Initiated (weeks)

p

  

Mean ± SD

Median

 

Prostate Only

30

4.7 ± 2.2

4.5

0.941

Pelvis

26

4.7 ± 2.4

4.5

 

Overall

56

4.7 ± 2.3

4.5

 
  1. * – Does not include patients who started alpha-blockers prior to treatment.
  2. p-value determined by one-way ANOVA