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publication date: May 2, 2016
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Prostate Cancer

Study: SBRT Delivers 98.6% Cure Rate at Five-Year Followup

 

A five-year study showed that stereotactic body radiation therapy to treat prostate cancer offers a higher cure rate than more traditional approaches, according to researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The study, the first trial to publish five-year results from SBRT treatment for prostate cancer, according to the researchers, found a 98.6 percent cure rate with SBRT.



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