RESEARCH

Radiotherapy spacers provide proven clinical benefits
Safety and efficacy
  • “Has a good safety profile” 2
  • “Achieved significant and constant gap between the prostate and rectum” 1
  • “Significant reduction in rectal radiation dose”1,2,4
Long-term benefits

3-year outcomes
Significant reductions in chronic rectal and GI toxicity:

  • “Long term reductions in rectal toxicity”3,4
  • “Decreased bowl toxicity, improvements in bowel, urinary and sexual quality of
    life” 3,4

REFERENCES

(1)Gez et al. Radiation Oncology 2013, 8:96
(2)R. Ben-Yosef et al. Red journal October 1, 2013 Volume 87
(3)Hamstra et al. Int J Radiation Oncol Biol Phys, Vol. 97, No. 5, pp. 976e985, 2017
(4)Karsh et al. J Urology 2017.11.016