Fewer radiation treatments possible in shorter time

Fewer radiation treatments possible in shorter time

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Fewer radiation treatments possible in shorter time

“I was surprised, absolutely surprised.”

Terry Smith, 72, couldn’t believe his diagnosis of prostate cancer, much less discussing hyperfractionated radiation therapy with his doctor.

“Our patient had a low intermediate cancer, which allows him to be a candidate for the more accelerated course of treatment,” explained Dr. Yaseen Zia, a radiation oncologist at Pardee Cancer Center in Hendersonville……

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