Study finds no link between brachytherapy and bladder cancer

May 10, 2004

Younger men opting for brachytherapy to treat their prostate cancer mayhave concerns about the long-term effects of radioactivity, including thepossibility of bladder cancer. According to Frank A. Critz, MD, medicaldirector of the Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, Decatur, there may no beno need to worry.