Radiation Therapy approaches — including brachytherapy and external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) — lead to better 10-year survival rates than prostate surgery in young patients with low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer, a study shows.

The research, “Brachytherapy Improves 10-year Overall Survival Compared to Prostatectomy Alone in Young Men (≤60) with Low- and Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer: An NCDB Analysis,” was presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2018 Annual Meeting, in October in San Antonio, Texas.

To read the full article click here: Ten Year Survival  of Young Patients