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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...

Surgery not necessarily the best option for prostate cancer

Blood sample positive with PSA (prostate specific antigen) More evidence that surgery may not be the best option for men with early-stage prost...

Slade star undergoes brachytherapy to treat prostate cancer

Check out the blog quoted below, posted by British company BXTAccelyon, about Jim Lea and his struggle with high-risk prostate cancer.  Bass play...

VA offers successful and cost-effective seed implant as their better choice of prostate cancer treatment

A recent radio program highlighted how a Veterans Administration facility, located in Richmond, Virginia, successfully uses LDR brachytherapy (al...

Is there a big drop in prostate cancer treatment, or just a drop in screening?

Since it’s development in 1984, the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test has revolutionized diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up for prostate...

Treat Older Prostate Cancer Patients According to Fitness, Not Age

Fitness and Prostate Cancer Treatment Men with prostate cancer should be treated based on their health status, not their age, according to the Int...