Prostate cancer: brachytherapy tied to lower risk for radiation-induced cancers

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Takeaway
  • Low dose rate (LDR) and high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy monotherapy resulted in low estimated risks for radiation-induced rectal and bladder cancer. 
  • LDR resulted in lower bladder cancer risks than HDR, and lower or similar risks of rectal cancer.

Key results

  • Absolute excess r...