This tiny radioactive implant is a powerhouse for treating prostate cancer

Nobody wants to hear they have cancer. And after a cancer diagnosis, good news can be thin on the ground. So it might be a pleasant change to hear that for the most common types of prostate and penile cancer, called adenocarcinomas, scientists have developed a tiny radiotherapeutic implant that can deliver targeted radiotherapy to the affected area — and nowhere else.
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