Update on prostate brachytherapy: long-term outcomes and treatment-related morbidity.

  title={Update on prostate brachytherapy: long-term outcomes and treatment-related morbidity.},
  author={J. W. Kao and Jamie A. Cesaretti and Nelson N Stone and Richard G Stock},
  journal={Current urology reports},
  volume={12 3},
Current research in prostate brachytherapy focuses on five key concepts covered in this review. Transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate brachytherapy assisted by intraoperative treatment planning is the most advanced form of image-guided radiation delivery. Prostate brachytherapy alone for low-risk prostate cancer achieves lower prostate-specific antigen (PSA) nadirs than intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) or protons while maintaining durable biochemical control in about 90% of patients… CONTINUE READING


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