Share of Cost, Prostate Cancer And Radiation Therapies, The Need For Additional Treatments

Thursday, Feb. 7th 2013 4:12 PM

In the April 18 issue of JAMA, a study comparing traditional radiation therapy to treat localized prostate cancer with intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and proton therapy reveals thats IMRT was linked to fewer gastrointestinal side effects, receipt of additional cancer treatments and hip fractures but to more erectile dysfunction, whilst those who received proton therapy reported more gastrointestinal side effects. Results of the study were presented at a JAMA media briefing at the National Press Club by Ronald C. Chen, M.D., M.P.H.

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)
VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)
Share of Cost, Prostate Cancer And Radiation Therapies, The Need For Additional Treatments, 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 rating
Posted on Thursday, Feb. 7th 2013 4:12 PM | by Share of Cost | in Share of Cost | No Comments »

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.