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internal radiation

treatment in which a radioactive source is implanted or temporarily placed in the body. Compare with external beam radiation therapy. See also brachytherapy, implant.

Internal radiation therapy (brachytherapy)

... External beam radiation. Next Topic. Radiopharmaceuticals. Internal radiation
therapy (brachytherapy). ... Treatment with internal radiation. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-how-is-radiation-given-internal-radiation

Internal radiation therapy

... External beam radiation therapy. Next Topic. What about radiation side effects?
Internal radiation therapy. How are implants put in the body? ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapy-whatitishowithelps/radiation-therapy-what-it-is-internal-rad-therapy

Radiation therapy for anal cancer | American Cancer Society

... There are 2 main forms of radiation therapy: external beam and internal
radiation (brachytherapy). ... Internal radiation (brachytherapy). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/detailedguide/anal-cancer-treating-radiation-therapy

Understanding Radiation Therapy: A Guide for Patients and ...

... Understanding Radiation Therapy. Download Printable Version [PDF]». ...
Now you may have questions about radiation treatment. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/understandingradiationtherapyaguideforpatientsandfamilies/index