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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

Caring for a Loved One During Radiation Treatment

... caregiver. Internal radiation therapy, also called brachytherapy, involves
putting a radioactive implant inside a person's body. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/features/caring-for-a-loved-one-during-radiation-treatment

External beam radiation

... Previous Topic. How is radiation given? Next Topic. Internal radiation therapy
(brachytherapy). External beam radiation. External ...

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