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December 10, 2016

Sydney siege survivor John O'Brien has returned home after life-prolonging surgery to stave off aggressive prostate cancer. The former tennis pro and coach was rocked by the diagnosis, fearing he would no longer be around to care for his ill wife and daughter who suffers from severe bipolar disorder.

April 22, 2016

A hospital in Townsville, Australia has treated its 400th patient with low dose rate brachytherapy.

April 4, 2016

 

 

A hospital in Townsville, Australia has treated its 400th patient with low dose rate brachytherapy, 10 years after its first brachytherapy patient was successfully treated for prostate cancer.

 

Brachytherapy, where tiny radioactive seeds are implanted into the prostate, provides a minimally invasive, targeted treatment for prostate cancer with positive outcomes for patients’ long-term survival.

 

Mater Hospital’s 400th patient Mr Patterson chose to have brachytherapy rather than surgical removal as he thought it offered him better quality of life, having witnessed friends suffer side effects in...

March 24, 2016

On 1st March 2016, British prostate cancer specialists Stephen Langley and Robert Laing oversaw the first 4D Brachytherapy™ treatment in Australia.

November 18, 2015

Increased awareness of prostate cancer treatments such as seed brachytherapy could reduce the number of men living with little or no sex life

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