Information about radiation therapy and treatment side effects. Includes information on Photodynamic Therapy (PDT).

Long-term adverse outcomes not more common than with standard-dose radiation

Mar 17, 2010 - Compared with standard-dose radiation, high-dose radiation treatments for localized prostate cancer are not associated with increased long-term treatment-related outcomes for urinary, bowel and sexual functions affecting quality of life, according to a study in the March 17 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.