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Evaluating the effectiveness of tadalafil for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms and erectile dysfunction after low-dose-rate brachytherapy for prostate cancer

Evaluating the effectiveness of tadalafil for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms and erectile dysfunction after low-dose-rate brachytherapy for prostate cancer

Posted by on Mar 21, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE5) inhibitor tadalafil (Cialis) for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and erectile dysfunction (ED) after low-dose-rate (LDR) brachytherapy (BT) in patients with localized prostate cancer. The data showed that tadalafil improved the LUTS and ED outcomes...

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Long-term quality of life in men who receive brachytherapy for prostate cancer

Posted by on Sep 10, 2017 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell The authors aimed to determine long-term quality of life (QoL) in men with prostate cancer who received cesium-131 brachytherapy. The authors concluded that there are minimal long-term changes in urinary or bowel patient-reported QoL following Cs brachytherapy. Some background Radiation therapy is a form of treatment used in...

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Statin use is associated with freedom from rising levels of PSA after radiation therapy

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell The authors aimed to determine whether statin use can prevent prostate cancer recurrence after brachytherapy.  Some background Brachytherapy is a form of radiation, where a radiation source is internally placed at the tumor site. It is sometimes given in combination with external beam radiation therapy (EBRT – radiation...

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