Brachytherapy is a type of radiation therapy – a method of treatment that consists in the insertion of a source of radiation inside a neoplastic tumour or in its vicinity. This type of therapy of malignant neoplasms is administered in case of genital organ neoplasms, breast tumour, prostate tumour, skin cancer. Brachytherapy may be also applied in the treatment of neoplastic tumours in other locations.
Brachytherapy Laboratories operate in the following NU-MED centers:
- NU-MED Center for Diagnostics and Oncology Therapy in Zamość
- NU-MED Center for Diagnostics and Oncology Therapy in Katowice
Further information on brachytherapy is available in our knowledge base: “Brachytherapy”