During high dose rate brachytherapy for gallbladder
cancer, highly radioactive material is delivered into or around a tumor in
order to eradicate or shrink it. This procedure does not require a hospital
stay in between treatments.
Also Known As:
- Gallbladder cancer therapy
- Shrink gallbladder tumor
- Cancer surgery
- Temporary high dose rate brachytherapy for gallbladder cancer
- Internal radiotherapy for gallbladder cancer
- Internal radiation therapy for gallbladder cancer
Conditions Treated with High Dose Rate Brachytherapy for Gallbladder Cancer:
High dose rate brachytherapy for gallbladder cancer maybe be performed in cases of gallbladder cancer and adjunct therapy to gallbladder resection, or cholecystectomy.