How Does Radiation Treat Prostate Cancer?

Q:
Radiation is common in the prostate cancer treating. How does it treat the prostate cancer?
A:
Radiation, put simply, kill cancer cells DNA or the genetic material with ionizing photons. It treats prostate cancer by killing localized or locally advanced cancer cells, generally showing in the following types.

External Radiation Therapy

  • 3D conformal radiotherapy.
  • Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT).
  • Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT).
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT).
  • Proton beam.

Internal Radiation Therapy

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