Abstract # 2271 Salvage Pd-103 Seed Implantation In The Treatment Of Locally Recurrent Prostate Cancer Previously Treated With External Beam Radiation Therapy

Presenter: Terk, Mitchell

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This large multi-institutional series demonstrates that brachytherapy is a potentially good salvage option for patients with locally recurrent prostate cancer following external beam radiation therapy. Using a Dynamic Real-Time
Intra-Operative Dosimetry Technique, Grade 3 and 4 late toxicity rates were low, documenting the safety of this procedure. Care must be made to limit the dose to the rectum.

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