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Brachytherapy Summary

Description: A collective term for interstitial, intracavity, and surface radiotherapy. It uses small sealed or partly-sealed sources that may be placed on or near the body surface or within a natural body cavity or implanted directly into the tissues.

Also Known As: Brachytherapy, Radioisotope; Interstitial Radiotherapy; Intracavity Radiotherapy; Radioisotope Plaque Therapy; Radiotherapy, Implant Show All >>

Networked: 7394 relevant articles (556 outcomes, 1072 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Brachytherapy is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 166 outcomes 288 studies in 2505 results
  2. Prostatic Neoplasms (Prostate Cancer) : 102 outcomes 187 studies in 1722 results
  3. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis) : 45 outcomes 148 studies in 1007 results
  4. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis) : 21 outcomes 21 studies in 206 results
  5. Deglutition Disorders (Dysphagia) : 18 outcomes 8 studies in 60 results
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Drugs Related to Brachytherapy

  1. Iodine
  2. sildenafil (Viagra)
  3. Cisplatin (Platino)
  4. Hormones
  5. Protons (Proton)
  6. Fluorouracil (Carac)
  7. Radioisotopes (Radionuclides)
  8. Prostate-Specific Antigen (Semenogelase)
  9. Paclitaxel (Taxol)
  10. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT)
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Therapies Related to Brachytherapy

  1. Radiotherapy
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Stents
  4. Catheters
  5. Prostatectomy (Retropubic Prostatectomy)
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