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Long-term biochemical results after high-dose-rate intensity modulated brachytherapy with external beam radiotherapy for high risk prostate cancer.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain.
Radiation Oncology (Impact Factor: 2.36). 03/2012; 7:31. DOI: 10.1186/1748-717X-7-31
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ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Biochemical control from series in which radical prostatectomy is performed for patients with unfavorable prostate cancer and/or low dose external beam radiation therapy are given remains suboptimal.The treatment regimen of HDR brachytherapy and external beam radiotherapy is a safe and very effective treatment for patients with high risk localized prostate cancer with excellent biochemical control and low toxicity.

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