Utilization of prostate brachytherapy for low risk prostate cancer: Is the decline overstated?

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Safdieh, Joseph; Wong, Andrew; Weiner, Joseph P.; Schwartz, David; Schreiber, David;
  • Publisher: Termedia Publishing House
  • Journal: Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy,volume 8,issue 4,pages289-293 (issn: 1689-832X, eissn: 2081-2841)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5018529, doi: 10.5114/jcb.2016.61942
  • Subject: low risk | NCDB | prostate cancer | brachytherapy | Original Paper

Purpose Several prior studies have suggested that brachytherapy utilization has markedly decreased, coinciding with the recent increased utilization of intensity modulated radiation therapy, as well as an increase in urologist-owned centers. We sought to investigate the... View more
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