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Resources

Patient References and Meetings

Please let us know if you are interested in reaching out to former patients by phone or email, and we will be happy to put you in touch with those who have already undergone treatment.

Typically the first Wednesday of each month, Dr. Moran and staff hold monthly informational support meetings for all men, spouses and other family members or friends interested in learning more about prostate cancer.  For more information, click here.

On the Internet

  1. Prostate Cancer Foundation of Chicago www.chicagoprostatefoundation.org
  2. American Brachytherapy Society www.americanbrachytherapy.org
  3. American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) www.astro.org
  4. American Society of Clinical Oncology www.cancer.net
  5. American Cancer Society www.cancer.org / (800) ACS-2345
  6. Radiation Therapy Answers www.rtanswers.org
  7. ICER-Institute for Clinical and Economic Review www.icer-review.org/ (main page)

Publications

  1. Brachytherapy or Surgery? A Composite View
  2. Radical Prostatectomy versus Brachytherapy for Low Risk Prostate Cancer
  3. Brachytherapy of Conformal External Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer
  4. Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy versus Brachytherapy for Low Risk Prostate Cancer
  5. Palladium Brachytherapy versus Radical Prostatectomy in Patients with Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer: 12 Year Experience
  6. Brachytherapy versus Radical Prostatectomy in Patients with Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer
  7. 5 Year Relapse Free Survival in Clinical Stage T-1 thru T-3 Prostate Cancer Following Combined External Beam Radiation Therapy and Brachytherapy; Seattle Experience
  8. Natural History of Clinically Staged Low and Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer Treated with Monotherapy Permanent Interstitial Brachytherapy
  9. Comparison of Tumor Control and Toxicity Outcomes of High-Dose Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy and Brachytherapy for Patients with Favorable Risk Prostate Cancer
  10. Comparative Analysis of Prostate Specific Antigen Free Survival Outcomes for Patients with Low, Intermediate and High Risk Prostate Cancer Treatment by Radical Therapy. Results From the Prostate Cancer Results Study Group
  11. Brachytherapy Experience Informs Study of Long Term Effectiveness of Procedure
  12. Long Term Disease Free Survival in Patients Undergoing Permanent Interstitial Prostate Brachytherapy: The Chicago Experience
  13. Brachytherapy Improves Biochemical Failure-Free Survival in Low -and Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer Compared with Conventionally Fractionated External Beam Radiation Therapy: A Propensity Score Matched Analysis
  14. The Case for Prostate Brachytherapy in the Affordable Care Act Era-2015
  15. Estimating Preferences for Treatments in Patients with Localized Prostate Cancer
  16. Brachytherapy in the Therapy of Prostate Cancer-an Interesting Choice

 

“The experience with the staff was very reassuring and professional. I was extremely pleased with the caring and competent manner in which every situation was addressed. I continue to express to others my confidence in Chicago Prostate Cancer Center.”

— Jim G. – Cincinnati, Ohio