Brachytherapy is an established treatment for prostate cancer with much to recommend it, but its use is declining as clinicians opt for flashier therapies.
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People with cancer of the prostate currently have numerous treatment options available to them. But one of the most established, a type of radiation therapy known as brachytherapy, seems to be falling out of favour with clinicians.
People with prostate cancer currently have several treatment options available to them. But one of the oldest, brachytherapy, is losing popularity with physicians. Without action, the skills needed to perform this effective therapy could be lost.
Researchers hope to revive an unfashionable treatment for prostate cancer.