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brachytherapy
American English: /ˌbrækiˈθɛrəpi/
British English: /ˌbrakɪˈθɛrəpi/

Translation of brachytherapy in Spanish:

noun plural -pies

countable or uncountable
  • (Medicine)
    Example sentences
    • Since the late 1980s, doctors have been increasingly using internal radiation, also called radioactive seed implants or brachytherapy, to cure prostate cancer.
    • Regardless of the technique of choice, eg, photodynamic therapy, brachytherapy, Nd-YAG laser, or electrocautery, complete tumor eradication is the ultimate goal.
    • Options include radical prostatectomy, conformal radiotherapy or brachytherapy, hormone treatment, and active monitoring.

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