What is it about?
Placing sealed radioactive source in close distance to lung tumor can achieve better targeting cancer cells with maximum sparing of normal tissues.
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Why is it important?
It provides valuable option for patient with lung cancer in particularly those who may have previously received external beam radiation therapy .
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This page is a summary of: Lung Cancer Brachytherapy, Current Cancer Therapy Reviews, July 2018, Bentham Science Publishers, DOI: 10.2174/1573394714666180208145420.
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