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Is Salvage Cryotherapy for Biopsy Proven Recurrent Prostate Cancer An Effective Treatment – Analyzing Disease Free Survival

Following failed radiation therapy (RT) the best treatment of recurrent prostate cancer remains controversial due to the lack of long-term data. Researchers reviewed the survival and establish prognostic indicators for men who received salvage cryotherapy for biopsy-proven recurrent prostate cancer. […]

The Hot — And Cold — Interventional Radiology Treatments for Recurrent Prostate Cancer – Still Lacking Information

Physicians at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 35th Annual Scientific Meeting in Tampa, FL announced that they have treated men using magnetic resonance-guided heat (laser interstitial thermal therapy) or cold (cryoablation) to treat prostate cancer recurrence after surgical removal of the prostate gland. Many of these men have already failed salvage radiation treatment. […]

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On The Horizon- Interventional Radiology Treatments For Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Some interesting information was presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 35th Annual Scientific Meeting just held in Tampa, Fl. A potential future use of magnetic resonance (MR)-guided heat (laser interstitial thermal therapy) or cold (cryoablation) to treat the recurrence of prostate cancer after the surgical removal of the prostate gland (and in some cases [...]

How a Prostate Cancer Recurrence Is Currently Dealt With – Salvage Methods For Recurrent Prostate Cancer After Failure Of PrimaryRadiotherapy

The authors of a recent study from the Duke Prostate Center and Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C. and the Department of Urology, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan reviewed the current salvage methods for treating recurrent local recurrent prostate cancer after primary radiotherapy (RT). They used a [...]

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