Long-term treatment related complications of brachytherapy for early prostate cancer: a survey of patients previously treated.

@article{Talcott2001LongtermTR,
  title={Long-term treatment related complications of brachytherapy for early prostate cancer: a survey of patients previously treated.},
  author={James Austin Talcott and Jack A. Clark and Paul C. Stark and Sonya P Mitchell},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2001},
  volume={166 2},
  pages={494-9}
}
PURPOSE We determined long-term symptoms in patients after brachytherapy (radioactive seed implantation) for early (nonmetastatic) prostate cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS We performed a cross-sectional survey of 105 (80% of those contacted) men treated at least 2 years 9 months (median 5.2 years) previously with brachytherapy alone (72 patients) or brachytherapy plus external beam radiation therapy (33) at a pioneering referral center for ultrasound guided brachytherapy. RESULTS Median… CONTINUE READING

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