Tag: timothy showalter
High-Dose Rate Brachytherapy: Part of a Proven Approach to Treating Intermediate- and High-Risk Prostate Cancers
UVA offers an updated, more conformal version of the recommended combination therapy, which includes high-dose rate brachytherapy, intensity-modulated radiation therapy and use of a prostate-rectal spacer.
Top 10 Radiation Oncology Stories of 2015
One of the most widely read stories among radiation oncologists this year is one announcing a prostate cancer discovery by UVA radiation oncologist Timothy Showalter, MD.
Image-Guided, High-Dose Brachytherapy for Breast Cancer
An experimental approach to treating breast cancer being tested at UVA allows doctors to administer significantly higher doses of cancer-killing radiation where it’s needed at the same time as tumor removal.