Brachytherapy

Brachytherapy is a type of radiation therapy in which radioactive material sealed in needles, seeds, wires, or catheters is placed directly into or near a Tumour.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Also known as Implant Radiation Therapy, Internal Radiation Therapy, Radiation Brachytherapy

Where Used

Type Link How used
NHS Business Definition Brachytherapy references in description Brachytherapy
Attribute CANCER TREATMENT MODALITY references in description Brachytherapy
Data Element CANCER TREATMENT MODALITY references in description Brachytherapy
Data Element CANCER TREATMENT MODALITY (REGISTRATION) references in description Brachytherapy
Attribute CLINICAL INTERVENTION TYPE references in description Brachytherapy
Data Element DECISION TO TREAT DATE (RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT EPISODE) references in description Brachytherapy
Data Element ENDOSCOPIC PROCEDURE TYPE references in description Brachytherapy
Attribute ENDOSCOPIC PROCEDURE TYPE references in description Brachytherapy
Attribute PLANNED CANCER TREATMENT TYPE references in description Brachytherapy
Data Element PLANNED CANCER TREATMENT TYPE references in description Brachytherapy
Attribute RADIOISOTOPE references in description Brachytherapy
Attribute RADIOTHERAPY INTENT references in description Brachytherapy
Attribute RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT MODALITY references in description Brachytherapy
Data Element RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT MODALITY references in description Brachytherapy
Data Set Radiotherapy Data Set references in description Brachytherapy
Data Element TREATMENT START DATE (RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT EPISODE) references in description Brachytherapy