External beam radiation for prostate cancerBy Mayo Clinic staff
Original Article: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/medical/IM04776
- Radiation therapy
- External beam radiation therapy
- External beam radiation for prostate cancer
External beam radiation for prostate cancer
During external beam radiation treatment for prostate cancer, you lie on a table while a linear accelerator moves around you to deliver radiation from many angles. The linear accelerator delivers the precise dose of radiation planned by your treatment team.