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As one of the leading partners to hospitals and clinics worldwide in providing brachytherapy, we always keep on top of the latest developments and news articles in all areas related to brachytherapy and the treatment of prostate cancer.

 

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Brachytherapy alone for intermediate-risk prostate cancer

September 2016

 

A new study has found that men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer can be safely and effectively treated with radioactive-seed brachytherapy alone without needing additional external-beam radiation. The finding represents a paradigm shift, say the researchers, and an outside expert agrees...

 

Read more about the study

Tom Wolf talks about his prostate cancer to ABC 27 News

September 2016

 

The US Governor talks about his battle with prostate cancer and the brachytherapy treatment he received.

 

View the interview on ABC 27 News

Wayne Sleep opens up about prostate cancer diagnosis which shook him 'to the core'

May 2016

 

The former dancer, 67, has told how he opted for LDR brachytherapy, where tiny radioactive pellets are put into the prostate to kill the cancer.

 

Read about Wayne Sleep's experience in an article by The Mirror Online

Prostate cancer op had 'Elvis' back rockin' in next to no time

May 2016

 

Elvis impersonator Alan Moore was back on stage performing just three days after undergoing LDR brachytherapy to treat his prostate cancer. Read more here.

 

Read about Alan Moore's experience in an article by The Express Online

 

Hospital in Townsville , Australia celebrates having treated its 400th prostate cancer patient with LDR brachytherapy

April 2016

 

Donald recently became the 400th man to be treated with low dose brachytherapy for prostate cancer in Townsville. Read more here.

 

First implant in BENELUX with BXTAccelyon supplied I-125 seeds, products and services

April 2016

 

The first LDR brachytherapy implants in BENELUX with BXTAccelyon supplied I-125 seeds, products and services have taken place in Brussels, Belgium. Read more here

 

 

LDR Brachytherapy Has Emerged as the Most Effective Treatment for Long-term Survival of Prostate Cancer

February 2016

 

Seed or LDR Brachytherapy has emerged as the most effective treatment for long- term survival according to the findings from an international study comparing prostate cancer outcomes. Read more here.

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