American Brachytherapy Society Task Group Report: Combination of brachytherapy and external beam radiation for high-risk prostate cancer.

@article{Spratt2017AmericanBS,
  title={American Brachytherapy Society Task Group Report: Combination of brachytherapy and external beam radiation for high-risk prostate cancer.},
  author={Daniel E Spratt and Payal D Soni and Patrick W Mclaughlin and Gregory S. Merrick and Richard G Stock and John C Blasko and Michael J Zelefsky},
  journal={Brachytherapy},
  year={2017},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={1-12}
}
PURPOSE To review outcomes for high-risk prostate cancer treated with combined modality radiation therapy (CMRT) utilizing external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) with a brachytherapy boost. METHODS AND MATERIALS The available literature for high-risk prostate cancer treated with combined modality radiation therapy was reviewed and summarized. RESULTS At this time, the literature suggests that the majority of high-risk cancers are curable with multimodal treatment. Several large… CONTINUE READING

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