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Advances in radiation therapy for elderly patients with prostate cancer

04 Dec 2019
Dr Lucinda Morris explains the latest advances in radiation therapy

Radiation Oncologist, Dr Lucinda Morris from St George Hospital Cancer Care Centre, Sydney, recently spoke to ecancer at the SIOG 2019 meeting in Geneva about prostate cancer care in the elderly.

In an informative video, Dr Morris describes the various treatment options for patients with high-risk disease, especially radiation therapy for older patients. Dr Morris also outlines the latest advances in radiation therapy techniques, which offer minimal side effects for these patients.

She concludes by explaining the new evidence that support the use of radiation therapy for patients with metastatic and localised disease.

You can watch the video here.

Click here for more information on radiation therapy and its role in the treatment of prostate cancer.