[Prostate cancer brachytherapy]

Cancer Radiother. 2016 Sep;20 Suppl:S210-5. doi: 10.1016/j.canrad.2016.07.038. Epub 2016 Aug 11.
[Article in French]

Abstract

Prostate brachytherapy techniques are described, concerning both Iodine 125 high dose rate brachytherapy. The following parts are presented: brachytherapy indications, technical description, immediate postoperative management and post-treatment evaluation, and 4 to 6 weeks as well as long-term follow-up.

Keywords: Brachytherapy; Cancers de la prostate; Curiethérapie; Prostate cancer; Recommandations; Recommendations.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Adenocarcinoma / drug therapy
  • Adenocarcinoma / radiotherapy*
  • Adenocarcinoma / surgery
  • Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal / therapeutic use
  • Brachytherapy / adverse effects
  • Brachytherapy / methods*
  • Brachytherapy / standards
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Contraindications
  • Dose Fractionation, Radiation
  • Humans
  • Iodine Radioisotopes / administration & dosage
  • Iodine Radioisotopes / therapeutic use
  • Male
  • Neoadjuvant Therapy
  • Organs at Risk
  • Prostatectomy
  • Prostatic Neoplasms / drug therapy
  • Prostatic Neoplasms / radiotherapy*
  • Prostatic Neoplasms / surgery
  • Radiation Injuries / prevention & control
  • Radiotherapy Dosage
  • Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted
  • Radiotherapy, Adjuvant / methods
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
  • Iodine Radioisotopes