What Is IMRT for Prostate Cancer?

Q:  
What is IMRT? Is it really accurate?
A:
Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) is an advanced approach to 3-D conformal radiation therapy.

Put simply, in an IMRT, your doctor will give you the exact dose of radiation against your prostate cancer. This technique is very precise as a result of computerization on the basis of your size, shape, and location of your prostate cancer.

In a word, IMRT kill your prostate cancer cells by high doses of radiation while protecting the surrounding healthy cells.

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