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HDR brachytherapy for gynecological (female) cancers : vault procedure

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Radiation Therapy Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1330
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High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy is a form of radiation treatment where a radioactive source is put in or near the cancer. This allows a high dose of radiation to be given directly to the tumor/tumour site in the body. This brochure reviews what will happen before, during and after this treatment. Special instructions are included.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Radiation Therapy Services
Alternate Title
High dose rate brachytherapy for gynaecological (female) cancers : vault procedure
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Brachytherapy
Other Subjects
Radioisotope brachytherapy
Specialty
Radiation
Abstract
High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy is a form of radiation treatment where a radioactive source is put in or near the cancer. This allows a high dose of radiation to be given directly to the tumor/tumour site in the body. This brochure reviews what will happen before, during and after this treatment. Special instructions are included.
Responsibility
Approved by: Brachytherapy Working Group, NSCCP
Prepared by: Radiation Therapy Services, NSCCP, NSHA
Pamphlet Number
1330