Which types of radiation may result in postradiation therapy pathology following prostate cancer treatment?

Updated: Dec 30, 2020
  • Author: Kenneth A Iczkowski, MD; Chief Editor: Liang Cheng, MD  more...
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The early published literature on post–radiation therapy pathology in patients with prostate cancer was based on treatment with external beam radiation. However, brachytherapy techniques produce the same pathologic changes.


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