NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,790 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- 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.