Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub,
MD, Senior Editor.
In Reply: We appreciate the opportunity to
clarify a potential point of confusion in our article. Because of space constraints,
we truncated the Kaplan-Meier plot in Figure 3 at 6 years. Two additional
prostate cancer deaths occurred beyond the last time point on the cumulative
incidence plot. However, the survival analyses took all data into account.
D’Amico AV. Androgen Suppression Plus Radiation for Prostate Cancer—Reply. JAMA. 2004;292(21):2581-2582. doi:10.1001/jama.292.21.2582-a