Brachytherapy meaning

brăk'ē-thĕr'ə-pē
Radiotherapy in which the source of radiation is placed close to the surface of the body or within a body cavity.
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Radiotherapy treatment in which the radiation source is implanted in, on, or near a cancerous tumor.
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Radiotherapy in which the source of radiation is placed close to the surface of the body or within a body cavity.
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Origin of brachytherapy

  • brachy– (in reference to the short distances involved) therapy
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition