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How Safe Is Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer?

Marie Curie discovered radium in 1898, but researchers didn’t know what effect radium would have on the human body until 1901, when a man named Henri Becquerel decided to carry a tube filled with radium in his coat pocket for a few hours. A week or two later, he noticed severe inflammation of his skin…

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CyberKnife vs. Gamma Knife

What’s The Difference? Patients of Orange County CyberKnife and Radiation Oncology Center often inquire about a similar cancer treatment called Gamma Knife. These two different technologies offer patients alternatives to surgery by using direct radiation treatments to shrink tumors and kill cancer. They also both serve as effective treatments that offer sub-millimeter accuracy, and neither…

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