Developing a High-Dose-Rate Prostate Brachytherapy Program

Jayne Waring

Tracy Gosselin

brachytherapy, prostate cancer
CJON 2010, 14(2), 199-205. DOI: 10.1188/10.CJON.199-205

This article provides oncology nurses with an overview of high-dose-rate brachytherapy for the treatment of prostate cancer. Many treatment options are available for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Oncology nurses must know about this potential treatment option so they can provide appropriate education, support, and self-care management advice. Program requirements, patient eligibility, and essential planning recommendations are discussed.

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