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Brachytherapy for Breast Cancer Treatment

Brachytherapy for Breast Cancer Treatment

Brachytherapy is a type of a radiotherapy in which a source of radiation is place inside or very close to the area which requires treatment. This type of a treatment is also known as internal radiotherapy, curietherapy or sealed source radio therapy. Brachytherapy is generally used for the treatment of breast cancer, cervical cancer, prostate […]

Symptoms of Chronic Leukemia in Teenagers

Symptoms of Chronic Leukemia in Teenagers

Chronic leukemia is a condition or a disease in which the white blood cells of a personís body start getting produced by the bone marrow in large amounts. Chronic leukemia is basically a cancer of white blood cells and is of two types: chronic lymphocytic leukemia and chronic myeloid leukemia. The extra white blood cells […]

Side Effects of Radiotherapy for Brain Cancer

Side Effects of Radiotherapy for Brain Cancer

Radiotherapy is a process which is used to treat various kinds of cancer including brain cancer.† In this kind of a therapy, a surgery and chemotherapy procedures are used in order to treat primary or metastatic brain cancers which are also called brain tumors. There are many procedures involved within the large category of radiotherapy […]