[Prostate cancer brachytherapy]

Prostate brachytherapy techniques are described, concerning both Iodine 125 high dose rate brachytherapy. The following parts are presented: brachytherapy indications, technical description, immediate postoperative management and post-treatment evaluation, and 4 to 6 weeks as well as long-term follow-up.

Cancer radiotherapie : journal de la Societe francaise de radiotherapie oncologique. 2016 Aug 11 [Epub ahead of print]

P Pommier, S Guérif, D Peiffert, G Créhange, J-M Hannoun-Lévi, R de Crevoisier

Département de radiothérapie, centre Léon-Bérard, 28, rue Laennec, 69373 Lyon cedex 8, France., Département de radiothérapie, CHU de Poitiers, 350, avenue Jacques-Cœur, 86000 Poitiers, France., Département de radiothérapie, institut de cancérologie de Lorraine Alexis-Vautrin, 6, avenue de Bourgogne, 54519 Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, France., Département de radiothérapie, centre Georges-François-Leclerc, 1, rue Professeur-Marion, BP 77980, 21079 Dijon cedex, France., Département de radiothérapie oncologie, centre Antoine-Lacassagne, université Nice-Sophia, 33, avenue de Valombrose, 06000 Nice, France., Département de radiothérapie, centre régional de lutte contre le cancer Eugène-Marquis, avenue Bataille-Flandres-Dunkerque, 35042 Rennes, France. Electronic address: .


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