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Brachytherapy

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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