Second primary cancers occurring after I-125 brachytherapy as monotherapy for early prostate cancer.


AIMS Prostate brachytherapy may be associated with a lower risk of radiation-induced second primary cancer (SPC) as a significantly smaller volume of normal tissue is irradiated when compared with external beam techniques. Limited data are available as it has been a routine treatment option for less than 20 years. This study identified cases of SPC in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.clon.2014.01.006