Unless you decide on a hypofractionated treatment, all other kinds of radiation treatment of a Gleason 8 will benefit from long-term ADT.
But what is the point of needlessly worrying about
things that may or may not happen? If anything changes your Dx, you can deal with it then.
Allen - not an MD
•PSA=7.3, prostate volume=55cc, 8/17 cores G6 5-35% involvement
•SBRT 6 year results
treated 10/2010 at age 57 at UCLA
•PSA since treatment:
1/11:3.9 5/11:3.0 8/11:3.7 5/12:1.2 9/12:1.3 5/13:0.4
• SEs of treatment:
after 2 wks: mild urinary & rectal - last 1 wk
1 yr after: mild urinary - last 2 months