external beam radiation for prostate cancer

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  • A Study of Bladder Filling Variations During Radiation Therapy in Patients Undergoing Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer Jacksonville, FL

    The purpose of this study is to examine bladder filling for radiation treatment to the prostate, and to evaluate how bladder fullness changes daily during radiation treatment.  

  • Proton Therapy vs. IMRT for Low or Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer Rochester, MN

    We are studying whether men being treated for prostate cancer have the same amount of side effects from either one of two different external radiation treatments: IMRT or PBT. With IMRT, a number of x-ray beams are used to shape the radiation to the prostate. PBT is another type of external radiation treatment for prostate cancer that is used in a few centers in the United States. Protons are tiny particles with positive charge that can be controlled to travel a certain distance and stop. PBT is precise like IMRT, but it uses proton beams instead of x-ray beams. IMRT ...

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