Ranking of 39 Brachytherapy for prostate cancer Hospitals, cost & doctor reviews

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Looking for top Brachytherapy for prostate cancer options abroad? To make your choice, explore the ranking of 39 brachytherapy for prostate cancer clinics and 16 doctors based on verified reviews. In case you need any assistance, talk to a real person — our medically trained customer support is here for you 24/7.

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How much does brachytherapy for prostate cancer cost?

Updated: 2022-06-24
The average price of brachytherapy for prostate cancer is $15400, the minimum price is $2500, and the maximum price is $50000.
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How effective is brachytherapy for prostate cancer?

Vijay Palwe
19 years of experience

Prostate brachytherapy is a form of radiation therapy used to treat prostate cancer where radioactive sources are placed in the prostate gland. The radiation can kill the cancer cells while causing minor damage to healthy tissue nearby. The overall prostate-specific antigen (PSA) progression-free survival at 10 years is 80-90% for low-risk patients. Many long-term follow-up clinical studies have shown better biochemical disease-free survival after brachytherapy than conventional external-beam radiotherapy and similar survival after radical prostatectomy. 

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Best Brachytherapy for prostate cancer Doctors

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Ofer Merimsky
Clinical oncologist
Tel Aviv , Israel
Sourasky Medical Center
4.4
( 126 reviews )
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Sourasky Medical Center
Israel’s leading specialist in the treatment of sarcoma and lung cancer, Head of the National Center for sarcomas of bone and soft tissues of the Tel Aviv Medical Center Sourasky (Ichilov) Specialty: Treatment of all types of lung cancer and thoracic organs Treatment of all types of sarcomas of b ...
Mark Schrader
Berlin , Germany
Helios Berlin Buch
4.6
( 77 reviews )
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Berlin, Germany
Helios Berlin Buch
26 years of experience
Prof. Schrader is an experienced German urologist with over 25 years of practice. He provides diagnostics and treatments of benign or malignant urological conditions and male reproductive system disorders. Specialty Prof. Mark Schrader specializes in treatment of urological tumors and minimally inva ...
Michael Van Kampen
Radiation oncologist
Frankfurt am Main , Germany
Nordwest Clinic (Krankenhaus)
4.5
( 52 reviews )
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Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Nordwest Clinic (Krankenhaus)
Radiotherapy specialist
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FAQ about Brachytherapy for prostate cancer

Brachytherapy is a non-surgical treatment of prostate cancer with internal irradiation. Special tiny seeds are placed inside the prostate gland and destroy a tumor.

The effectiveness of brachytherapy is over 90%.

You can compare brachytherapy costs for prostate cancer and read reviews on this page.

If you need to start brachy treatment of prostate cancer in the shortest term, submit a request and Bookimed will arrange your medical trip to a chosen hospital within 2-5 days.

What does a brachytherapy cost for prostate cancer depend on?

The price for brachy treatment in case of prostate cancer is affected by:

  • A number of radioactive seeds required to be placed inside the prostate gland. Their amount differs for low- and high-dose brachytherapy.
  • Doctor's experience. Specialists who have vast experience in performing brachytherapy for prostate oncology treatment may ask for a higher fee. But in any case, you should carefully study a doctor's CV and be sure in their professionalism.
  • Country for treatment. Due to a different price policy in the countries, the brachytherapy cost also varies without quality loss. For instance, the price of internal radiotherapy in Europe is 2-3 times lower than in the USA or Canada.

Submit a request on Bookimed website to get a personalized brachytherapy cost for your case.

Benefits of brachytherapy for prostate cancer?

Brachytherapy for prostate cancer is internal irradiation of the prostate. This treatment option is primary in case of non-metastatic cancer. It allows preserve the prostate and avoid complications. Brachytherapy is an alternative therapy to radical prostatectomy.

The advantages of brachytherapy in case of prostate cancer are the following:

  • minimally invasive procedure
  • the same effectiveness with prostatectomy (removal of the prostate)
  • the prostate is preserved
  • 96% of patients save their ability to normally urinate
  • 85% of patients preserve the erectile function
  • short hospital stay - 24 hours.

Indications and contraindications of brachy treatment for prostate cancer

Indications for brachytherapy:

  • prostate cancer T1-T3 NOMO
  • seminal vesicles are not affected by metastases
  • the absence of problems with the urination
  • PSA less than 15-20 ng/ml
  • the prostate volume no more than 50 cm3.

Contraindications for brachytherapy:

  • metastatic spread
  • Gleason score over 7.

The age in not a contradiction for brachytherapy in case of prostate cancer.

Process of prostate cancer treatment with brachytherapy

The prostate cancer treatment with brachytherapy consists of such steps:

Preoperative preparation

  • consultation with a specialist
  • palpation of the prostate
  • MRI/CT
  • PSA-test.

Brachytherapy process

  • A patient is under general anesthesia. The operating area is sterilized.
  • A doctor inserts the catheter to withdraw the urine.
  • The special probe is placed in the rectum to make images of operation and transmit them on the screen.
  • A specialist inserts 15-30 needles into the prostate. Their quantity depends on the prostate size.
  • Through each needle it is possible to place 1-6 radioactive seeds.
  • The brachytherapy for prostate takes 1-2 hours.
  • Then a patient is hospitalized. The next day after brachytherapy, a doctor examines man’s health and removes the catheter. A patient returns home.

Brachytherapy for prostate cancer

Process of brachytherapy for prostate cancer

Postoperative period

During several weeks some patients may notice the swelling and urination disorders.

In 1-1.5 months a patient needs to visit a doctor, in 3 months - make PSA test. If there are no complications, a man returns to a usual lifestyle.

Radioactive seeds lose 50% of their charge during the first 2 months. The seeds remain in the prostate.

During the first 2 months after brachytherapy, a man needs to avoid the long-term contact with children and pregnant women. This period the irradiation is quite strong.

The sexual life is allowed after brachytherapy.

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Submit a request on Bookimed, and our Medical Doctor will contact you to find the most appropriate place to undergo brachytherapy or other treatment option for prostate cancer.

The Coordinator will make an appointment with the leading specialist in brachytherapy and calculate the cost of treatment.

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