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  • If the tumor is small enough, other therapies such as external beam radiation therapy, photocoagulation, cryotherapy, thermotherapy, chemotherapy, and brachytherapy may be considered.
  • In internal radiation (brachytherapy), radioactive liquid or pellets are delivered to the cancerous site via a pill, injection, or insertion in a sealed container.
  • Smaller, more localized tumors can sometimes be treated by local therapies such as cryotherapy, photocoagulation therapy, thermotherapy or brachytherapy.
  • Brachytherapy involves the application of radioactive material to the outer surface of the eye at the base of the tumor.
  • Chemotherapy is sometimes used to shrink tumors prior to other treatments such as radiation therapy or brachytherapy.