François Rocher

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PURPOSE To evaluate predictive factors for PSA bounce after 125I permanent seed prostate brachytherapy and identify criteria that distinguish between benign bounces and biochemical relapses. MATERIALS AND METHODS Men treated with exclusive permanent 125I seed brachytherapy from November 1999, with at least a 36 months follow-up were included. Bounce was(More)
This article focuses on how Canada's French minority in Quebec developed a nationalist discourse and used its provincial state to strengthen its economic and political status within the federation. It presents the parameters that define contemporary Quebec nationalism and its evolution over the past four decades. The first part of the article deals with(More)
Many clinical studies have showed the key role of radiotherapy in anticancer treatment strategy. Radiations are delivered alone or in combination with systemic therapies. In recent years, the main goal of all clinical developments has focused on improving clinical benefit, with an increased tumour control and a higher normal tissue protection. This research(More)
PURPOSE To report an unusual case of almost simultaneous bilateral rhegmatogenous retinal detachment in the context of external-beam radiotherapy for a tumor at a non-ocular target site and in the absence of pre-existing ocular pathology. METHODS Observational case report with review of corresponding literature. RESULTS A 63-year-old man was referred(More)
Purpose: To evaluate predictive factors for PSA bounce after I permanent seed prostate brachytherapy and identify criteria that distinguish between benign bounces and biochemical relapses. Materials and methods: Men treated with exclusive permanent I seed brachytherapy from November 1999, with at least a 36 months follow-up were included. Bounce was defined(More)
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