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The standard treatment for prostate cancer used to require radical prostatectomy. Now, less invasive
therapies like brachytherapy have been shown to have equal outcomes with fewer side effects.

Kupelian, P, L Potters, D Khuntia, J Ciezki, C Reddy, et al. Radical Prostatectomy, External Beam Radiotherapy <72 Gy, External Beam Radiotherapy > or =72 Gy, Permanent Seed Implantation, or Combined Seeds/External Beam Radiotherapy for Stage T1-T2 Prostate Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2004; 58(1): 25-33. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14697417

Reference

Title
Radical Prostatectomy, External Beam Radiotherapy <72 Gy, External Beam Radiotherapy > or =72 Gy, Permanent Seed Implantation, or Combined Seeds/External Beam Radiotherapy for Stage T1-T2 Prostate Cancer
Publication
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys
Publication Date
2004
Authors
Kupelian, P, L Potters, D Khuntia, J Ciezki, C Reddy, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 58, Issue 1
Pages
25-33
URL
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