Brachytherapy can be used as a treatment option for prostate cancer. This site is designed to be a thorough guide for anyone diagnosed with prostate cancer and their families to be able to make an informed decision about whether brachytherapy will be a good option for them.
There are many advantages for using brachytherapy in a prostate cancer treatment program. This site sets out how the brachytherapy treatment is administered and the possible side effects of brachytherapy so that patients and their families can evaluate it effectively.
Aboutbrachytherapy has a number of videos by prostate cancer patients that have experienced brachytherapy as well as a number of healthcare professional videos. The site also has a range of prostate cancer brachytherapy related FAQs that have been collated from patients and healthcare professionals alike.
Download our prostate cancer brachytherapy patient guide (pdf) for details of how brachytherapy can be used to treat prostate cancer and assist patients and their families.
DISCLAIMER: Elekta is an equipment manufacturer and cannot guarantee a prospective patient’s experience or outcomes. Patient statements presented on this site reflect individual experiences and do not necessarily represent the experiences of all patients who undergo brachytherapy treatment with Elekta equipment or necessarily reflect the view of Elekta.
This material may contain general information relating to various conditions and their treatments. Such information is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for advice by a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional. Patients should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing a health condition or disease. Patients should always consult with a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional for medical advice or information about diagnosis and treatment options.
Nevertheless, there are a number of high-quality online resources that you may find useful. Among them, the American Cancer Society and the US National Cancer Institute have high-quality information resources that are multi-lingual and available worldwide.
Professional organizations dedicated to cancer treatment also have resources that may be useful. These include the American Society for Radiation Oncology the American Society of Clinical Oncology the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the European Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology.