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What is High-Dose Rate Brachytherapy?

By November 28, 2011

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There are a number of treatment choices for men who are newly diagnosed with prostate cancer.  Radiation therapy has long been one of the mainstays of prostate cancer treatment and there have been many advances within the field of radiation oncology over the last several years.

One notable advance has been the development of high-dose rate brachytherapy for treatment of localized prostate cancer.

You can read all about high-dose rate brachytherapy - its advantages and disadvantages here.

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