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My external beam radiation (prostate cancer) is complete by Scott Keith Patient Expert , when the PSA started to climb, it was time for treatment. My urologist told me that, in my case, radiation would be as effective as surgery. I picked external beam radiation over radiation seeds because my radiologist thought...
External beam radiation is quite the experience by Scott Keith Patient Expert I’ve just finished my first week of external beam radiation.  It’s my choice of treatment.... Before the treatments began, gold seeds were placed in my prostate to help the radiation process.  It was a bit...
Prostate Cancer Treatment: External Beam Radiation versus Proton Beam Therapy by Rabbi Ed . effects, especially sexually: Proton beam therapy or external beam radiation? I have heard conflicting... in doing proton beam therapy over external beam radiation. This really influenced my decision-process...
Radiation Therapy for Cancer by Cancer.gov treatment. The radiation may be delivered by a machine outside the body ( external-beam radiation... therapy given to patients? Radiation can come from a machine outside the body (external-beam...
Radiation Concerns by Anthony R. Patient Expert contamination. • External contamination can often be washed off the body. What type of radiation exposure... antidotes". They do not protect against external radiation, or against any other radioactive substances...
HIFU as salvage therapy for radiation failure by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor )  has been as a treatment option for men with a rising PSA after first-line treatment with external beam radiation therapy...-up. Significant complications and side effects included: 7/46 patients (15.2 percent) had erectile function...
Horrible radiation injuries in NYC - One more reason Plastic Surgeons do not like radiation therapy by Dr. Robert O. Medical Doctor The bane of existence for plastic surgeons who treat breast cancer is the deliverence of external beam radiation (XRT) after surgery. It creates a hostile environment in the tissue exacerbating...
Acute and late radiation toxicities of proton beam radiation therapy by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Over the years there have been almost no publications addressing the complications of proton beam radiation therapy (PBRT) among well-defined series of prostate cancer patients...
UCLA Oncology Radiation Study Reshaping Radiation Techniques - Extending Survival Rates For Patients with Brain Cancer - Stem Ce by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven This is pretty specific and perhaps a little complicated reading here but the lives... with deadly glioblastomas who received high doses of radiation that hit a portion of the brain that harbors...
eXternal Version and Beautiful Birth Story by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert I was so happy when I reader offered to share her story of her external version for my X day... was almost derailed by a breech baby, but how an external version helped her baby turn head down.  She went...

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