Clinical results of iridium-192 high dose rate brachytherapy with external beam radiotherapy.

@article{Nohara2010ClinicalRO,
  title={Clinical results of iridium-192 high dose rate brachytherapy with external beam radiotherapy.},
  author={Takahiro Nohara and Atsushi Mizokami and Tomoyasu Kumano and K Shigehara and Hiroyuki Konaka and Kadono Yoshifumi and Kitagawa Yasuhide and Kouji Izumi and Kazutaka Narimoto and Mikio Namiki},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 7},
  pages={677-83}
}
OBJECTIVE Here, we report the clinical results of iridium-192 high dose rate brachytherapy at Kanazawa University Hospital. METHODS The study population consisted of 166 patients diagnosed with T1c-T3bN0M0 prostate cancer treated with high dose rate brachytherapy and external beam radiotherapy and followed up for 6 months or longer. Treatment consisted of external beam radiotherapy to the prostate at 44 Gy/22 fractions and high dose rate brachytherapy at 18 Gy/3 fractions. RESULTS Median… CONTINUE READING
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