Brachytherapy

Treatment / Brachytherapy

Brachytherapy

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).



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