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Glossary: implant radiation therapy, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

implant radiation therapy

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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, internal radiation therapy, and radiation brachytherapy.

2007-08-19

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