External Beam Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer - Glossary

Last Updated on Mar 01, 2019
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Brachytherapy: A form of Internal Radiation therapy used for treating prostate cancer.

Gleason Score: A grading system for prostate cancer to identify the aggressiveness of cancer and its chances to grow and spread.

Androgen Ablation: Reducing the size of prostate tumour by using different hormonal drugs.

PSA: Prostate Specific Antigen is biochemical marker to suggest degree of prostate cancer.

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