Published in Cancer Weekly, April 17th, 2001
Despite the absence of data from randomized clinical trials, brachytherapy - the implantation of radioactive seeds - has emerged as an alternative to current standard localized prostate cancer therapy. The paucity of evidence notwithstanding, both urologists and patients are attracted to brachytherapy because it is a minimally-invasive alternative to radical prostatectomy and external beam radiotherapy.
The Genitourinary Cancer Disease Site Group of the Cancer Care Ontario Practice...
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