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Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer - Frequently Asked Questions

Last Updated on Jul 28, 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should I consult for brachytherapy for prostate cancer?

Your consulting Urologist who will redirect you to radiation oncologist for receiving radiotherapy and brachytherapy.

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2. Is hospital stay required for the procedure?

No. Usually it can be done as a day care procedure, but sometimes an overnight stay maybe required for seed implantation brachytherapy and 2 days for high dose brachytherapy.

3. When can I resume work?

As soon as you are discharged from the hospital.

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I KNOW YOU ARE NOT SUPPOSED TO STAY AWAY CHILDREN OR PREGNANT WOMEN AFTER BRACHYTHERAPY, WHAT ABOUT SMALL PUPPIES AND PETS, WILL IT HAVE ANY AFFECT ON THEM?

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