Anejaculation is the norm after radiation therapy to the prostate

There is a widespread misunderstanding that radiation therapy as a treatment for localized prostate cancer will allow the patient to have or recover normal ejaculatory function after treatment. Let us be very clear that this is not usually the case at all. … READ MORE …

Initial study of single-dose HDR brachytherapy for localized prostate cancer

In the past, high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy has been used alone or (more commonly) in combination with external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. However, when used alone, it has been necessary to treat the patient with several sessions of HDR brachytherapy. … READ MORE …