Hi its Chaz, is there anybody out there that has had High Dose Brachytherapy? I can see lots of different remedies & ideas on treatments but none on this?
I have had HDR but slightly different to the way you will be getting it. From your other thread it says you will be getting it twice in 7 days. That is quite possible, but most people on here will have had HDR Brachy once and then had that followed by a short course of EBRT.
The only person I know of who has had it as the only treatment is on this thread.
If the cancer is a very small tumour it is probably a very sensible treatment, as it will cause no damage to other organs. Will you also be having Hormone Therapy? I think the thread above relates to treatment in Cardiff, is that where you are having the treatment? It seems very rare to have HDR Monotherapy in the UK.
Hi Dave - my treatment was completed on 10th November & I'm recovering now - think recovery may take a few weeks still a bit tender! - all done now hopefully will get some good results on 23rd December - many thanks for your reply - keep well from Chaz
I also had just one session of HDR, the other effectively being 23 sessions of external beam.
It took about 5 weeks for my immediate side effects to go, although the more serious ones were gone in a week, and I was back on my bike 5 days after the procedure.
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