During high dose rate brachytherapy for
nasopharyngeal 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:
- Sinus cancer surgery
- Shrink sinus tumor
- Cancer surgery
- Temporary high dose rate brachytherapy for nasopharyngeal cancer
- Internal radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal cancer
- Internal radiation therapy for nasopharyngeal cancer
- Brachytherapy for head and neck cancer
Conditions Treated with High Dose Rate Brachytherapy for Nasopharyngeal Cancer:
High dose rate brachytherapy for nasopharyngeal cancer maybe be performed in cases of nasopharyngeal cancer and adjunct therapy to pharyngectomy.