Second malignancies after prostate brachytherapy: incidence of bladder and colorectal cancers in patients with 15 years of potential follow-up.


PURPOSE To report the incidence of second bladder and colorectal cancers after prostate brachytherapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS This review included 125 patients treated with I-125 brachytherapy alone, and 223 patients who received supplemental external beam radiation therapy. Median follow-up was 10.5 years. Patients were followed for the development of… (More)

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