May 29, 2014

HDR Brachytherapy

High Dose Rate brachytherapy involves the temporary insertion of radioactive iridium isotopes into the prostate gland using transrectal ultrasound guidance.
May 29, 2014

Gynecomastia

A side effect involving breast enlargement and tenderness, associated with various hormonal therapies that increase the level of estrogens in the body.
May 29, 2014

Gray (Gy)

A unit of measure for radiation dose. The dose may also be quantified as centigray (cGy), which is 1000 Grays.
May 29, 2014

Grade

A way to describe the possible severity of a cancer based on the appearance of cells under a microscope. See also Gleason Score.
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