Study: Brachytherapy treats prostate cancer in younger men

A U.S. study found that brachytherapy, a minimally invasive procedure that involves the implantation of radioactive seeds in the prostate, appeared to be as effective in men 60 and younger as in older men in treating localized prostate cancer. "Every man with prostate cancer, regardless of his age, should have access to the treatment that is best for his cancer and lifestyle," a researcher said.

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