Radiation therapy for prostate cancer - Abstract

Radiation therapy is an effective treatment for newly diagnosed prostate cancer, salvage treatment, or for palliation of advanced disease.

Herein we briefly discuss the indications, results, and complications associated with brachytherapy and external beam radiotherapy, when used as monotherapy and in combination with each other or androgen deprivation.

Written by:
Koontz BF, Lee WR.   Are you the author?
Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 3085, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

Reference: Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2013 Jul;22(3):483-94.
doi: 10.1016/j.soc.2013.02.006

PubMed Abstract
PMID: 23622075

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