Prefix "Brachy" - from Greek for "short range" Internal radiation treatment achieved by implanting radioactive material directly into the tumor or very close to it.
Types of Brachytherapy
Intracavitary (Ex: Ca Cervix).
Interstitial (Ex: Ca Cervix, Ca Breast, Ca Prostate).
Surface Mould (Ex: Ca Penis).
Intraluminal (Ex: Ca Esophagus).
Intravascular (Ex: PVDs).