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What are the results from a radioactive seed implant for prostate cancer?

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Results from this treatment approach show that in patients with similar types of prostate cancer, brachytherapy alone or in combination with external beam radiation therapy appears as effective as a radical prostatectomy and regular external radiation therapy.

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American Brachytherapy Association. 

American Cancer Society. 

American Urological Association.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 22, 2017

SOURCES: 

American Brachytherapy Association. 

American Cancer Society. 

American Urological Association.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 22, 2017

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