Hard-and-fast prostate radiotherapy ‘a win-win for NHS’

The NHS could save money and patients’ time by giving fewer but stronger doses of radiotherapy treatment for prostate cancer, say experts. The UK doctors told the Lancet Oncology there was now enough proof the hard-and-fast treatment worked just as well and did not cause more side-effects. For a patient, the new regime would mean 17 fewer trips to hospital.
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