prostate brachytherapy would then not be an appropriate treatment for your early stage disease.
Brachytherapy using transrectal ultrasound guidance for seed implantation is promising in terms of freedom from biochemical failure in selected patients with early-stage prostate cancer.
Dundee One surgeon performing open radical prostatectomy; radical radiotherapy - external beam 50 gray in 20 fractions; brachytherapy referred to Edinburgh.
prostatectomy patients compared to 34 of the brachytherapy patients.
Advantages Hormone therapy shrinks the prostate gland and can be used to reduce the size of the gland before brachytherapy.