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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]. ...


Internal radiation therapy (brachytherapy)

... Some temporary implants are left in place from 1 to 7 days ... High-dose-rate
(HDR) brachytherapy allows a person to be treated for only a few minutes ...


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 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 ...


Radiation therapy for cervical cancer

... This can cause irritation ranging from mild, temporary redness to peeling. ... This
can be seen with both brachytherapy and external beam radiation. ...


Radiation therapy for vaginal cancer

... to be more severe for external beam radiation than for brachytherapy. ... These
may range from mild temporary redness to permanent discoloration. ...


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). ...


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 ...


Cancer Glossary

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