Boston Herald: On scene for battle against prostate cancer

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On scene for battle against prostate cancer

The Herald went to the front lines of the battle against prostate cancer in the operating room at South Shore Hospital with Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s director of prostate brachytherapy, Dr. Peter Orio. Brachytherapy, a highly effective prostate cancer treatment developed in 1987, works by implanting tiny titanium seeds that emit radiation into the prostate in a quick and minimally invasive surgery.

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