New treatment option for men with prostate cancer may reduce long-term risks
Study shows one type of seed may reduce long-term symptoms, side effects
Every year in the United States, as many as 161,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. Treatments include surgery, radiation or both. One type of radiation is brachytherapy, or the planting of radioactive seeds inside the prostate. Now, a new study shows one type of seed may reduce long-term symptoms and side effects. Read more.
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