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Category: Prostate Cancer

Ronald C. Chen

February 17, 2016

Low-risk prostate cancer best managed with active surveillance, acc...

A UNC Lineberger researcher was first-author of a report published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology that details guidelines for the active surveillance of men with low-risk prostate cancer. The guidelines, originally authored by Cancer Care Ontario, were reviewed and endorsed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology with some revisions.

Cancer, Prostate, Prostate Cancer, Research, Treatment

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Ronald Chen

May 21, 2013

IMRT may not be more effective than older radiation techniques afte...

Intensity-modulated radiation therapy has become the most commonly used type of radiation in prostate cancer, but research from UNC suggests that the therapy may not be more effective than older, less expensive forms of radiation therapy in patients who have had a prostatectomy.

Cancer, Prostate, Prostate Cancer, Research, Treatment

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Dr. Ronald Chen is senior author of the study.

April 17, 2012

Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy optimal for localized prostat...

A new study finds that a treatment for localized prostate cancer known as Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) is better than conventional conformal radiation therapy (CRT) for reducing certain side effects and preventing cancer recurrence.

Cancer, Prostate, Prostate Cancer, Research, Treatment

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