Welcome to our new dedicated page for healthcare professionals. Here you will find useful resources and training information.
GP guide to LDR Prostate Brachytherapy
Dedicated to providing GPs with further information and education on LDR prostate brachytherapy, in order to improve and retain expertise in all aspects of prostate cancer treatment.
Specialist nurses self-learning tutorial
Um tutorial de autoaprendizagem que integra um programa contínuo de formação de enfermagem desenvolvido em colaboração com eminentes especialistas e ministrado por BXTA para ajudar a compreender melhor a Braquiterapia prostática de baixa dosagem (LDR na sigla em inglês) que confere benefícios em termos de eficácia e qualidade de vida em comparação com outros tratamentos
The ASCENDE-RT Trial
The ASCENDE-RT study from Canada, is a randomized trial comparing the use of dose-escalated external beam radiation therapy (DE-EBRT) and low-dose-rate-brachytherapy (LDR-B) in men with intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer Results Study Group (PCRSG)
The study involves a panel of experts from Australia, USA, UK, Canada, Belgium, Germany, Portugal & The Netherlands. They conducted a review of published studies between 2000–2015 involving over 52,000 men with localised prostate cancer.
Prostate cancer guide for patients
A guide for patients that have been diagnosed with prostate cancer that are looking for information about the disease and the treatment options that might be available to them. A useful document that can be shared by healthcare professionals with patients.