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Beaumont Hospital Launches Study of Single-Dose Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer
Date:12/16/2010

timed intervals along the needles. Treatment with the "smart seeds" takes about 15 minutes.

Low and intermediate risk patients who qualify for study participation include those with T1c through T2b tumors (small size with no metastasis or lymph node involvement), a Gleason score of 6 or 7 (low-intermediate cell aggressiveness) and a prostate-specific antigen score lower than 15.

For more information on the study or a consultation, call 248-551-7058 (for Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak) or 248-964-3070 (for Beaumont Hospital, Troy).

Current methods for treating prostate cancer confined to the prostate gland include surgical removal of the prostate (radical prostatectomy); up to eight weeks of external beam radiation alone or combined with permanent seed implants or HDR brachytherapy; or permanent seed implants and/or HDR brachytherapy. The methods are about equal in effectiveness with different side effects.

In 1992, Dr. Martinez and his Beaumont colleagues were the first in the U.S. to perform HDR brachytherapy as an outpatient treatment for patients with locally-advanced prostate cancer. In 1995, he developed a four-treatment protocol over two days for patients with low to intermediate risk prostate cancer. A total of 1,045 patients with high, intermediate or low-risk prostate cancer have been treated through HDR brachytherapy research at Beaumont since 1992.

Beaumont's comprehensive cancer program combines the expertise of Beaumont Hospitals with the knowledge and experience of physicians in the Beaumont Oncology Network, the largest group of oncology specialists in the state, to offer cancer prevention counseling, diagnosis and treatment in hospital and community-based settings. The Beaumont Cancer Institute is one of only 47 Community Clinical Oncology Programs in the country designated by the National Cancer Institute to provide patients with access to leading-edge cancer clinical research trials.

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