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Our Journey To Establish Prostate SBRT as a Standard of Care

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Our Journey To Establish Prostate SBRT as a Standard of Care

SBRT is a unique modality of radiation treatment. Typically, radiation therapy is delivered in many small doses called fractions (often 40 or more), but studies have been created to explore the possiblity of delivering radiation in fewer, larger doses. This article covers two studies, examining the outcome of hypofractionated (fewer fractions) treatment delivered by SBRT. 

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Three Rules in Prostate Cancer Treatment Decision

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Three Rules in Prostate Cancer Treatment Decision

Selecting a treatment for prostate cancer is increasingly complex. In an effort to help my prostate cancer patients navigate the complexities of this process, I routinely frame the discussion around these three rules:

Rule #1: If you listen to enough people you will hear just about anything.

 

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