meaning of Brachytherapy

Brachytherapy meaning in Medical Dictionary

Radiation treatment distributed by placing radioactive material directly in or near the target, that will be usually a tumor. Brachytherapy for prostate disease, including, can be known as interstitial radiotherapy or seed implantation. In brachytherapy for prostate cancer, radioactive seeds tend to be implanted when you look at the prostate. The seeds might be titanium-encased pellets that have the radioisotope iodine-125.