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Radiation therapy for uterine sarcomas

... There are 2 types of brachytherapy: low-dose rate (LDR) and high-dose rate
(HDR). ... In HDR brachytherapy, the radiation is more intense. ...


Radiation therapy for endometrial cancer

... LDR is less commonly used now in this country. In HDR brachytherapy,
the radiation is more intense. Each dose takes ...


Cancer Glossary

... h. HDR brachytherapy Search. see high-dose rate (or temporary)
brachytherapy. health ... also called HDR brachytherapy. A ...


Radiation therapy for vaginal cancer

... With HDR brachytherapy, the radiation source is still placed in a cylinder,
but it doesn't need to stay in place for long. This ...


Radiation therapy for soft tissue sarcomas

... In high-dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy, the pellets give off a lot of radiation
in a short time, and so stay in place for only minutes at a time. ...


Radiation therapy for cancer of the esophagus

... For high-dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy, the doctor leaves the radioactive
material near the tumor for a few minutes at a time, which may require ...


Radiation therapy for prostate cancer

... higher Gleason score). Temporary (high dose rate, or HDR)
brachytherapy. This is a newer technique. Hollow needles are ...


Radiation therapy glossary | American Cancer Society

... High-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy: a type of internal radiation in which the
radioactive source is in place only for a short time and then removed. ...