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The Brachytherapy Procedure
Brachytherapy is a minimally invasive procedure where the doctor implants tiny permanent radioactive seeds (about the size of a grain of rice) into the prostate where they irradiate the cancer from inside the gland.
Prostate Cancer: Brachytherapy (Radioactive Seed Implantation Therapy)
Implants were placed into the prostate under direct vision following open pelvic lymphadenectomy. Unfortunately, long-term follow-up revealed less-than-satisfactory results in terms of cancer control.
Brachitherapy for Prostate Cancer
A patient's guide.