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Treat Prostate Cancer in Half an Hour: British Surgeons

by Sheela Philomena on  June 11, 2012 at 11:28 AM Cancer News   - G J E 4
British surgeons have designed a new form of prostate cancer treatment that takes only 30 minutes.

The technique is just as effective as surgery but is cheaper and has fewer side effects, Daily Mail reported.
 Treat Prostate Cancer in Half an Hour: British Surgeons
Treat Prostate Cancer in Half an Hour: British Surgeons
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This means men are back on their feet and back at work sooner and are much less likely to suffer problems such as impotence and incontinence, the newspaper said Friday.

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The treatment, pioneered at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford, is an advanced version of brachytherapy, a technique which has been used successfully for more than a decade.

Source: IANS
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