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Risk for secondary cancers after first-line radiation therapy for prostate cancer by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor suggests that newer forms of radiation therapy may have noticeably reduced that risk. Huang et al... for their localized prostate cancer. The types of radiation included: Conventional, two-dimensional external beam...
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 for prostate cancer. At the risk of getting too technical, I’ll describe the procedure in simple terms...
Statin therapy seems to improve outcomes after radiation therapy for high-risk patients by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor of Radiation Oncology•Biology•Physics, patients diagnosed with high-risk prostate cancer who take statins... when used in conjunction with external beam radiation therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer. ...
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...
Extended radiotherapy may increase risk of biochemical failure in low risk patients by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor in treatment of localized prostate cancer may increase the risk for biochemical failure in a subset of those patients — the ones already at low risk for rapidly progressive disease. Patients at low risk...
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...
Better survival associated with higher doses of EBRT in higher-risk patients by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor to receive first-line treatment with external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) to either 70 Gy or 78 Gy in total... radiation therapy, a dose of 78 Gy (as compared to a dose of 70 Gy) decreases risk for biochemical...
Radiation Concerns by Anthony R. Patient Expert contamination. • External contamination can often be washed off the body. What type of radiation exposure... can be expected from radiation exposure? • Exposure to radiation can increase the risk of cancer...
10-year follow-up of brachytherapy “plus” in high-risk, localized prostate cancer by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor with an article on 10-year outcomes of high-risk patients treated with brachytherapy, adjuvant external beam...) received supplemental external beam radiation. 113/174 (64.9 percent) received ADT. Median follow...
Accidents at Nuclear Power Plants and Cancer Risk by Cancer.gov Accidents at Nuclear Power Plants and Cancer Risk Key Points Ionizing radiation... in the years after the accident were exposed to lower external doses of ionizing radiation, ranging...

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How it is performed ... the form before you sign it. Radiation therapy can be given externally or internally. External radiotherapy is usually given ... » Read on
Treatment ... or the whole prostate). Radiation therapy , given through an external X-ray beam, which is directed at the prostate, or by pl ... » Read on