BXTAccelyon Blog

May 2, 2018

A study published in September 2017, titled: ‘Quality of life after brachytherapy or bilateral nerve‐sparing robot‐assisted radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer: a prospective cohort’, compared patient quality of life after either brachytherapy or radical prostatectomy treatments.

May 11, 2017

I entirely agree with Dr McBride: patient choice in their treatment is key – and that demands both access to the different treatment options, as well as accurate, informed discussion about the pros and cons of every treatment, from outcomes to process. All of the treatments approved by NICE and available in the UK have a role to play in successfully treating prostate cancer. But we should not over emphasise one type of treatment – such as radical prostatectomy - without considering the full breadth of options.