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Interstitial Radiation Therapy

Known as: BRACHYTHERAPY, INTERSTITIAL, Implant Radiation 
A type of internal radiation therapy in which radioactive material sealed in needles, seeds, wires, or catheters is placed directly into a tumor or… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Background: Postmastectomy radiotherapy is increasingly common for patients with advanced breast cancer. The optimal timing and… Expand
Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
  • T. Wilt
  • Journal of the National Cancer Institute…
  • 2012
  • Corpus ID: 8073139
Prostate cancer is the most common noncutaneous malignancy and the second leading cause of cancer death in men. In the United… Expand
2006
2006
INTRODUCTION This article reports on the effectiveness, cosmetic outcome, and costs of interstitial high-dose-rate (HDR… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Interstitial radiation (implant) therapy is used to treat clinically localized adenocarcinoma of the prostate, but how it… Expand
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Review
1992
Review
1992
Recurrent cancer in the head and neck is not an uncommon clinical problem. The average cure rate of these patients has been… Expand
1986
1986
A new technique is reported for the treatment of hepatic metastases using sonography-directed percutaneous placement of a 14… Expand
1985
1985
Twenty-three equine sarcoids in 22 horses were treated, using an afterloading technique, with iridium-192 (192Ir) interstitial… Expand
1983
1983
Twenty-seven patients with the diagnosis of primary carcinoma of the vagina were treated by definitive radiotherapy. Twenty-three… Expand
Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
As a result of almost 20 years' experience using 192Ir wires in interstitial radiation therapy, a new method of dose calculation… Expand