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Allegheny General Hospital Study Suggests Use of Image Guided Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Reduces Risk of Impotency in Men Needing Radiation after Prostate Cancer Surgery
Date:11/2/2010

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Among men in the AGH study who were potent at the beginning of radiation therapy, 71 percent maintained potency at 27 months following radiotherapy with Image guided IMRT.

"These results suggest that men who must undergo radiotherapy following a prostatectomy can be confident that they have an excellent chance of maintaining potency after treatment when Image guided IMRT is used," Dr. Fuhrer said.


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