Precedence for prostate brachytherapy.

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PURPOSE To identify the earliest practitioners of prostate brachytherapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS Review of contemporary literature. RESULTS Radiotherapy has been used for benign prostatic ailments as early as 1902. Prostate cancer was first treated by teletherapy in 1904. Several urologists, in Paris and Vienna, applied intracavitary radium for prostate… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.brachy.2010.07.001

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