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Jeffrey Demanes, M.D.

 

 D. Jeffrey Demanes, M.D., FACRO,  FACR, FASTRO is scheduled to speak at the Prostate Forum of Orange County on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 7 PM.

Subject: High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy – A Curative Treatment for Prostate Cancer You Might Like To Know More About

 

  • What is HDR?
  • How is it performed for the patient?
  • Who is a good candidate for treatment?
  • How well does it work?
  • How do side effects compare to other treatments?

 

 

Dr. Demanes specializes in brachytherapy, the surgical subspecialty of radiation oncology. He founded the California Endocurietherapy Center (CET) in 1981 and has performed more than 10,000 surgical radiation implants.

Dr. Demanes pioneered the use of high-dose-rate brachytherapy in prostate, head and neck, breast, GI, and gynecologic cancer. His research explores the novel use of brachytherapy in the treatment of cancer.

Dr. Demanes received his bachelor of arts degree from UC Berkeley and his medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He completed residencies in internal medicine and radiation oncology at UCLA and his medical oncology fellowship at UCSF. He is the past chairman and president of the American College of Radiation Oncology

Dr. Demanes's CV can be found at this link!