Treatment of facial cutaneous carcinoma with high-dose rate contact brachytherapy with customized molds.


BACKGROUND The main treatment given for initial stage facial epitheliomas is surgery, although there are alternatives. We present our results with Ir-192 high-dose rate (HDR) contact brachytherapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS Fifty-one epitheliomas, with a mean size of 1.5 cm and a maximum thickness of 3mm, were treated with HDR contact brachytherapy by means… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.brachy.2010.08.005