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brach·y·ther·a·py

 (brăk′ē-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. brach·y·ther·a·pies
Radiotherapy in which the source of radiation is placed close to the surface of the body or within a body cavity.

[brachy- (in reference to the short distances involved) + therapy.]

brachytherapy

(ˌbrækɪˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) a form of radiotherapy in which sealed sources of radioactive material are inserted temporarily into body cavities or directly into tumours
Translations
curiethérapie

brachytherapy

n braquiterapia
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Brachy therapy, MRI, PCR, Color Doppler machines bone mineral density meter, cardiac stress and electro cardiography system, CT scanner, digital mammography and other equipments would also be purchased, Sial said.
Now she's undergoing Brachy therapy, which distributes radiotherapy from inside the body and will cause an early menopause.
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STOCKHOLM - Whether or not a woman had a hysterectomy made no impact on survival in a small phase III trial of patients with a complete response after chemoradiation, including brachy therapy, for early-stage ovarian cancer.
But expert medics told the family the tot's tumour was too big to be removed by pioneering brachy therapy treatment, a procedure which will involve inserting radiation rods internally.