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URO TODAY: Patients undergoing three dimensional external beam radiation therapy for prostate cancer may be at an increased risk of hip fracture and could benefit from additional measures to improve bone health following treatment. READ MORE>

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URO TODAY: Italian researchers have been studying the effectiveness of treating locally advanced prostate cancer with external beam radiation therapy combined with high-dose-rate brachytherapy as a boost. READ MORE>

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URO TODAY: Prostate cancer patients who wish to increase their odds of retaining sexual function might be counselled to choose external beam radiation therapy over cryoablation (freezing),  a new freezing suggests. READ MORE>

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CANCER CONSULTANTS.COM: Men who wish to increase their odds of retaining sexual function might be counselled to choose external beam radiation therapy over cryo-ablation, according to Canadian research. READ MORE>

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JULY 17: URO TODAY: Urinary incontinence is more common after prostatectomy than after brachytherapy  or external beam radiation therapy, whereas voiding and storage urinary symptoms were more prevalent after brachytherapy than after prostatectomy. READ MORE>

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JUNE 7: URO TODAY:  Most men develop urinary retention after external beam radiation therapy (EBRT), after brachytherapy with or without EBRT, and in those who have a combination of EBRT and a radical prostatectomy.  The problem urologists are facing is how to manage the obstructing and radiated prostate, a researcher told a US urology conference in Chicago. READ MORE>

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