What is Brachytherapy and how is it used to treat prostate cancer?

Date: 
24 Oct 2017
Source: 
Cancer Research UK
Audience: 
Patients and public
Professionals
Type of resource: 
Leaflet

Brachythereapy kills cancer cells by placing a radioactive source next to the tumour using surgery. It is most suitable for small solid tumour that haven't spread and can be reached with surgery

 

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