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PCFA Webinar - Focal Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer - Is it right for me?

Community Manager
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Dear Online Community Members,

I am pleased to advise of our next PCFA  webinar:

 

"Focal Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer"

(Monday 26th October at 3:00pm AEDT)

 

Host: 

Prof Jeff Dunn AO, CEO PCFA

Guests: 

Dr Andrew See - Radiation Oncologist

Prof Jeremey Grummet - Urologic Surgeon

Adjunct Prof Sally Sara – Director, Nursing Programs at PCFA

 

Below is the link to register for this webinar

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HyRZv2sNQH-kLZ7g1tzv4g 

 

For those who would like more information on Focal Brachytherapy please click on the link below

https://iconcancercentre.com.au/brochure/focal-brachytherapy-for-prostate-cancer/   

"Brachytherapy has been a standard treatment for prostate cancer for many years. Brachytherapy is a special form of internal radiation therapy where a radioactive source is placed in the prostate gland to deliver radiation to small areas over a period of time.

Focal brachytherapy is using the same technique, however, is a highly targeted technique as it places the radioactive source into only the tumour itself instead of the whole prostate, preserving the rest of the prostate gland.

Standard treatments using surgery or radiation therapy can cause side effects which can heavily impact a man’s quality of life e.g. erectile dysfunction, urinary incontinence, bowel urgency. This new treatment means side effects that are commonly seen in treating the whole prostate are kept to a minimum, preserving patients’ quality of life.

Focal brachytherapy is a truly multidisciplinary treatment utilising a highly experienced urologic surgeon, radiation oncologist, radiologist and pathologist"

 

For anyone who may not be able to register for the webinar live, the Webinar recording will be disseminated through ICON Cancer Centres channels following the event and will be available on the PCFA YouTube and the PCFA Online Community.

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