Cancer

Iodine-125 interstitial implant feasible for prostate cancer

(HealthDay)—Iodine-125 permanent interstitial implantation is associated with long-term, biochemical control of localized prostate cancer, according to a study published online March 28 in the Journal of Medical Imaging ...

Cancer

For prostate cancer, more radiation may not improve survival

New technology has enabled doctors to administer higher doses of radiation to prostate cancer patients with fewer side effects. However, a new study shows that escalating the dose may not actually help a patient in the long ...

Cancer

Double reporting valid for reducing error in diagnosis

(HealthDay)—Double reporting, which refers to the interpretation of radiological investigations by two observers with arbitration and consensus used to settle discordant reports, seems efficacious and cost-effective, especially ...

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