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temporary brachytherapy

see high-dose rate brachytherapy.

Cancer Glossary

... see high-dose rate (or temporary) brachytherapy. ... See also risk factor.
high-dose rate or temporary brachytherapy Search [brake-ee-THER-uh-pee]. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=h

Radiation therapy for prostate cancer

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

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-radiation-therapy

Radiation therapy for cervical cancer

... skin cells. This can cause irritation ranging from mild, temporary redness
to peeling. The ... worse. Brachytherapy. Another type ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/detailedguide/cervical-cancer-treating-radiation

Radiation therapy for uterine sarcomas

... For uterine cancers, HDR brachytherapy is often given weekly or even daily ...
This can cause irritation that ranges from temporary and mild redness ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/uterinesarcoma/detailedguide/uterine-sarcoma-treating-radiation-therapy

Radiation therapy for prostate cancer

... Temporary or high dose brachytherapy uses stronger radiation sources that
are only left in place for a short amount of time (less than 15 minutes). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/overviewguide/prostate-cancer-overview-treating-radiation

Radiation therapy for cancer of the esophagus

... During treatment with either external radiation or brachytherapy, the radiation
kills the ... Most side effects of radiation are temporary, but some less ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/esophaguscancer/detailedguide/esophagus-cancer-treating-radiation

Cancer Glossary

... chemotherapy drugs. See also chemotherapy. temporary brachytherapy
Search. see high-dose rate brachytherapy. terminal Search ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=t

Radiation Therapy Principles

... Temporary brachytherapy can be high-dose rate (HDR) or low-dose rate
(LDR). Either type places cylinders, hollow needles ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003019-pdf.pdf