Brachytherapy

What is Brachytherapy?

Brachytherapy is a type of radiotherapy that can be used to treat many types of cancer.

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I am aged 78, PSA gone up to 11 and XXXXXXX 4 + 5 = 9
clinical stage 2.
Its my decision. At my age, 1) should i bother, OR 2) have an EBRT, OR 3)...

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Brief Answer:
I would bother to get treatment.

Detailed Answer:
Good Day and I am very sorry to hear about your condition.

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I have had a hysterectomy for endometrial cancer . It was stage 1a grade 2. I was referred for chemotherapy but the consultant advised against...

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Hi there, if your histology is adenocarcinoma stage IA Grade 2 then observation is recommended option, in case there is some other poor risk factor...

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