Understanding Radiation Therapy: What To Know About Brachytherapy (A Type of Internal Radiation Therapy)

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Understanding Radiation Therapy: What To Know About Brachytherapy Cover Sheet

What To Know About Brachytherapy can help you learn more about:

  • What to expect before treatment starts
  • What to expect during treatment
  • Types of brachytherapy including low-dose rate (LDR)  implants,  high-dose rate (HDR)  implants, and permanent implants
  • Questions to ask your doctor

You make want to take this treatment sheet with you to your doctor’s visit. You may also want to share it with your family and friends, to help them learn more about your treatment.

The information in this booklet was last updated in February 2012.