brachytherapy

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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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BRACHYTHERAPY, also called implant radiation, is a procedure in which radioactive material is placed directly into or near the cancer.
CG7870 was administered directly into the prostate using techniques similar to those used to implant radiation seed therapy for prostate cancer.
CG7870 was administered directly into the prostate using the same standard administration techniques used to implant radiation seed therapy for prostate cancer.