NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,800 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- intracavitary radiation therapy
- listen (IN-truh-KA-vih-tayr-ee RAY-dee-AY-shun THAYR-uh-pee)
- A type of internal radiation therapy in which radioactive material sealed in needles, seeds, wires, or catheters is placed directly into a body cavity such as the chest cavity or the vagina.