Certain Prostate Cancer Patients May Benefit From Higher Radiation Doses in Fewer Sessions, Study Shows

Certain Prostate Cancer Patients May Benefit From Higher Radiation Doses in Fewer Sessions, Study Shows
Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) — a kind of radiation therapy that delivers high doses of radiation over a shorter treatment course — is as safe and effective as the traditional external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) for patients with low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer, according to a long-term study. The study, "Long-Term Outcomes of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Low and Intermediate-Risk Prostate Adenocarcinoma: A Multi-Institutional Consortium Study," was presented at the
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