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Brachytherapy Side Effects

All of us at Chicago Prostate Cancer Center share a common goal of providing compassionate and transparent care to all of our patients. We speciali...

Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States. It is also ...

CPCC: COVID-19 UPDATE

CPCC: COVID-19 UPDATE
As the situation with the global outbreak of COVID-19 is ever-changing, the safety and health of all those who step foot into our facility is of ut...

Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer: Questions and Answers

Second to skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men; approximately 300,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with ...

Why You Should Consider Brachytherapy Treatment

Navigating treatment options after a prostate cancer diagnosis can seem like a daunting task. As with any cancer diagnosis, we always encourage our...

Cancer Research Fellowship: Introducing the Brachytherapy Fellowship Participant

Chicago Prostate Cancer Center (CPCC) has been strategically selected to be the first medical facility to provide a series of brachytherapy medical...

Chicago Prostate Brachytherapy Medical Fellowship

The Chicago Prostate Cancer Center has been chosen by the American Brachytherapy Society to be the first site to offer a 3 month brachytherapy fell...

Coping with Cancer: Benefits of Joining a Cancer Support Group

Open discussion about mental health issues has been more prevalent in the past year, bringing awareness to this important issue. Research suggests ...

Common Myths About the Dangers of Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

There are a number of myths surrounding the dangers of radiation treatment for prostate cancer.  Radiation therapy is an effective way to treat man...

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month at Chicago Prostate Cancer Center

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Chicago Prostate Cancer Center is encouraging men to spread awareness and take charge of ...

What is Brachytherapy?

Chicago Prostate Cancer Center features one of the most effective prostate cancer treatments: LDR Brachytherapy. Over the past twenty years, techno...

BrachyTherapy Side Effects

BrachyTherapy is a procedure that uses seed implantations to emit ionizing radiation directly into a malignant tumor. It is typically a quick proce...