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The overall effect of HDR brachytherapy is to deliver short and precise amounts of high-dose radiation to a tumor while minimizing healthy tissue exposure. After a series of treatments, the catheter is removed leaving no radioactive seeds in the body. Brachytherapy can also be used to treat prostate...

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After Concussion Symptoms Fade, Slowed Blood Flow in Brain May Persist

But preliminary study doesn't determine whether that is cause for concern, experts say

Health Tip of the Day

Try a Scrumptious Smoothie

Instead of a high-fat, high-calorie milkshake, drink a healthy smoothie. Blend 1 cup of fat-free milk with half a banana, sliced; six strawberries; and four ice cubes. The refreshing drink has 165 calories and 1 gram of fat.

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You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.

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Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.

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