Iodine-125 prostate seed brachytherapy in renal transplant recipients: an analysis of oncological outcomes and toxicity profile

@inproceedings{Beydoun2014Iodine125PS,
  title={Iodine-125 prostate seed brachytherapy in renal transplant recipients: an analysis of oncological outcomes and toxicity profile},
  author={Nadine Beydoun and Joseph A Bucci and David Malouf},
  booktitle={Journal of contemporary brachytherapy},
  year={2014}
}
PURPOSE Prostate cancer is among the most common non-cutaneous neoplasms affecting renal transplant recipients (RTRs). Available treatments including radical prostatectomy and external beam radiotherapy carry a risk of damage to the transplanted kidney, ureters, or bladder. We assessed the safety and efficacy of Iodine-125 ((125)I) prostate seed brachytherapy as an alternative to surgery and radiotherapy in these individuals. MATERIAL AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed our brachytherapy… CONTINUE READING
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