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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



high-dose-rate remote radiation therapy  listen  (hy-dose-rayt ree-MOTE RAY-dee-AY-shun THAYR-uh-pee)

  A type of internal radiation treatment in which the radioactive source is removed between treatments. Also called high-dose-rate remote brachytherapy and remote brachytherapy.