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Prostate Seed Information   see review here

what are the seeds?
do I become radioactive?
selecting the patient
how is the procedure done?
what is the proper dose?
results of seeds implants

see the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) guidelines
see EORTC
guidelines, basic seed info
see American College of Surgeons Trial

 

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cancers tend to the peripheral zone (blue) and away from the urethra (pink) so seeds are placed more peripherally