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Prostate Cancer, Radiation, and Rectal Side Effects

Targeted High-Dose Radiation Therapy Benefits Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer - Sperling Prostate Center
Not long after we posted the blog below on rectal/bowel problems following beam radiation treatment for side effects, a protective product called hydrogel was introduced. The injection of this absorbable gel into the area between the prostate gland and the neighboring rectal wall is designed to widen the space between the two structures, and thereby act as a shield to protect the rectal wall from radiation scatter. keep reading

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