radiation brachytherapy

(RAY-dee-AY-shun BRAY-kee-THAYR-uh-pee)

A type of radiation therapy in which radioactive material sealed in needles, seeds, wires, or catheters is placed directly into or near a tumor. Also called brachytherapy, implant radiation therapy, and internal radiation therapy.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "radiation brachytherapy"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "braquiterapia con radiación"

Tipo de radioterapia en el que se coloca un material radiactivo sellado en agujas, semillas, cables o catéteres directamente en el tumor o cerca de este. También se llama braquiterapia, radioterapia con implante, y radioterapia interna.

What To Know About Brachytherapy (A Type of Internal Radiation Therapy) Información para pacientes que reciben radioterapia