Corpus ID: 37780803

[Prostatic brachytherapy: an alternative therapy. Review of the literature] .

  title={[Prostatic brachytherapy: an alternative therapy. Review of the literature] .},
  author={Laurent Chauveinc and T. A. Flam and Vincent Servois and D. N'guyen and J. C. Rosenwald},
  journal={Cancer radiotherapie : journal de la Societe francaise de radiotherapie oncologique},
  volume={4 4},
  • Laurent Chauveinc, T. A. Flam, +2 authors J. C. Rosenwald
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    Cancer radiotherapie…
  • Medicine
  • Radical prostatectomy remains the 'golden standard' therapy for localized prostate carcinoma for patients with a survival rate of more than ten years. However, because of the complications inherent in this surgical procedure, prostatectomy is presently increasingly challenged by various radiotherapy procedures. In the last decade, more sophisticated conformal therapy techniques have been proposed for prostate cancer patients. In parallel, for highly selected patients, brachytherapy is being… CONTINUE READING

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