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see three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy.
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an enzyme that converts testosterone ( a male hormone) to a more active hormone called dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Drugs such as finasteride (Proscar® or Propecia®) that prevent this conversion are called 5-alpha reductase inhibitors and may help reduce the risk of prostate cancer. See also prostate, testosterone.
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see five-year survival rate.
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see five-year relative survival rate.
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see five-year survival rate.