5-year survival of high-risk patients after EBRT + brachytherapy

Long-term data on survival of high-risk patients after treatment with a combination of external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) and brachytherapy (radioactive seed implantation), with or without neoadjuvant and adjuvant androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), are not well established as yet. … READ MORE …

Loose and stranded seeds and brachytherapy outcomes

You may or may not know this, but at least some types of the radioactive “seeds” implanted in patients during prostate cancer brachytherapy come in either loose (individual) forms or in “stranded” (multi-seed) forms. … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer news reports: Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Today’s prostate cancer news reports cover items on:

  • Assessment of quality of life after radical prostatectomy
  • Permanent seed brachytherapy in treatment of localized disease
  • Cryotherapy in treatment of patients with Gleason 8-10 localized disease
  • Actonel and/or estradiol in prevention of SREs … READ MORE …