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Trends in targeted prostate brachytherapy: from multiparametric MRI to nanomolecular radiosensitizers

by Jim Barney on February 19, 2017

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Brachytherapy, a form of localized radiation therapy, has been shown to be one of the most effective methods for delivering high radiation doses to the cancer; however, recent evidence suggests that increasing the localized radiation dose without bound may cause unacceptable increases in long-term side effects. This review focuses on methods that have been proposed, or are already in clinical use, to safely escalate the dose of radiation within the prostate.

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