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Patients must be 18 years of age or older and have adenocarcinoma of the prostate treated primarily with radical prostatectomy, pathologically proven to be lymph node negative or lymph node status pathologically unknown. The post-radical prostatectomy entry PSA must be > or = to 1.0 and
The purpose of this study is to compare the effects of three treatment methods for men with prostate cancer who have a rising PSA after prostatectomy surgery. The three methods are: radiation to the prostate bed only, hormone therapy for four to six months plus radiation therapy to the prostate bed, or hormone therapy for four to six months plus radiation therapy to the prostate bed and to the pelvic lymph nodes.