Prostate Cancer Patients Treated with Radioactive Seeds Retain Urinary, Bowel Quality

Prostate Cancer Patients Treated with Radioactive Seeds Retain Urinary, Bowel Quality
Prostate cancer patients treated with Cesium-131 brachytherapy maintained their urinary- and bowel-related quality of life years afterward, according to a study. While patients reported a decline in these quality of life measures immediately after brachytherapy, they achieved a full recovery within six months. Brachytherapy involves inserting radioactive seeds in or near tumor to kill it.

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