BXTAccelyon Blog

February 14, 2017

On Wednesday 4th & 11th January 2017, prostate cancer was the topic of discussion on BBC Radio 4’s Inside Health programme. Host Dr. Mark Porter chaired a panel discussion, which cast a spotlight on the uncertainty men, and their families, face during the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.

A new study has found that men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer can be safely and effectively treated with radioactive-seed brachytherapy alone

Perversely brachytherapy is in decline in many countries when the results and costs are overwhelmingly in favour of this treatment.

There is significant cost variation between competing treatments for low-risk prostate cancer, according to a study.

October 19, 2015

If you have a family history of prostate cancer, it does not mean you have a higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer.

June 30, 2015

Five different recipes of prostate cancer have been identified, with major implications for the way the disease is treated.

May 6, 2015

Intermediate and high risk prostate cancer patients have double the survival chance with brachytherapy seeds

April 27, 2015

Research finds prostate cancer sufferers given low-dose brachytherapy were far more likely to survive than others given conventional treatment.

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