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An Increase in the Risk of Second Primary Cancers in Men with Prostate Cancer: A Population-Based Cohort Study

The good news for us is that the survival of men diagnosed with prostate cancer has improved over time. The current 10-year relative survival rate is 99.7%! However, the long survival of men who have prostate cancer raises questions about their risk of a second primary cancer and the need for continued surveillance. A very [...]

Half Body Irradiation for the Treatment of Widely Disperesed Bone Metastic Prostate Cancer

I just read an abstract about using half-body irradiation (HBI) to control pain and quality of life (QOL) issues in cancer patients with multiple bone metastases (mets). I had never heard of HBI and since advanced prostate cancer commonly progresses to create bone metastases, I thought that it would be a good topic to explore. [...]

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