Abstract # 2203 Improving the Therapeutic Ratio of Prostate Brachytherapy: Dose Escalation in I-125 Prostate Implants

Presenter: Kao, Johnny

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Purpose/Objective:
The purpose of this study is to characterize the oncologic results and toxicity profile of patients treated with a D90 of ≥180 Gy.

Background:
There has been significant interest in dose escalation using external beam radiation for prostate cancer. In contrast, the safety and efficacy of doses above the ABS recommended D90 of 145 Gy using brachytherapy has not been established.




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