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Is there a way to deliver radiation internally for cervical cancer?

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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Yes

There are internal devices that can be placed in and around the cervix called tandem and ovoids.
Within these high dose rate or low dose rate radioactivity can be placed that will treat cervix cancer. However depending on stage it may be necessary to still have external radiation to address the lymph nodes.

In brief: Yes

There are internal devices that can be placed in and around the cervix called tandem and ovoids.
Within these high dose rate or low dose rate radioactivity can be placed that will treat cervix cancer. However depending on stage it may be necessary to still have external radiation to address the lymph nodes.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Yes

Yes, it is called brachytherapy (low dose rate or high dose rate).
It can be given via a few different applicators. Applicators are channels where to radioactive source can be placed in to deliver radiation internally.

In brief: Yes

Yes, it is called brachytherapy (low dose rate or high dose rate).
It can be given via a few different applicators. Applicators are channels where to radioactive source can be placed in to deliver radiation internally.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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