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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
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2013
2013
  • 2013
  • Corpus ID: 43176984
WARNING: POTENTIAL RISK OF OSTEOSARCOMA In rats, teriparatide caused an increase in the incidence of osteosarcoma, a malignant… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
  • Timothy J. 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
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Prostate cancer is the most common noncutaneous malignancy and the second leading cause of cancer death in men. Ninety… Expand
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2006
2006
INTRODUCTION This article reports on the effectiveness, cosmetic outcome, and costs of interstitial high-dose-rate (HDR… Expand
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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
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1986
1986
A new technique is reported for the treatment of hepatic metastases using sonography-directed percutaneous placement of a 14… Expand
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1978
1978
As a result of almost 20 years' experience using 192Ir wires in interstitial radiation therapy, a new method of dose calculation… Expand
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