Definitions for "Brachytherapy"
Radiation therapy from radioactive sources inside the body. The radiation oncologist may implant radioactive material directly into the tumor or very close to it. Radioactive sources may also be placed within body cavities, such as the uterine cervix.
a form of radiotherapy in which radioactive sources, such as radioisotopes of iodine, cesium or iridium, are placed directly into or alongside the tumor.
a form of radiation therapy used to treat prostate cancer. During the procedure, radioactive seeds are implanted into the prostate gland. The seeds remain in place permanently and become inactive after about 10 months. This technique allows for delivery of a high dose of radiation to the prostate with limited damage to surrounding tissues.
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Invasive Psychotherapy
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Hyperbaric Proteins
Keywords:  intravascular, see
See Intravascular Brachytherapy.
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Interferon Pulse
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