TITLE

Be it resolved that in the modern era, the best method for dose escalation is brachytherapy: The con position

AUTHOR(S)
Loblaw, D. Andrew
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Canadian Urological Association Journal;Jun2012, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p199
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author discusses how increase in the dose of radiation therapy can affect the treatment of prostate cancer. He informs that external beam radiotherapy dose when given in accurate and precise way can give better outcomes and can lower cost and also mentions that brachytherapy is a safe method of dose escalation. He further informs that prostate cancer cells can be killed by fewer but larger doses of radiotherapy which is termed as accelerated treatment.
ACCESSION #
77479834

 

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