Modern development of high-dose-rate brachytherapy.

Modern development of high-dose-rate brachytherapy. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2020 Mar 05;: Authors: Itami J Abstract Brachytherapy is an invasive therapy with placement of radiation source into or near the tumor. The difference between planning target volume and clinical target volume is minimal, and the dose out of the tumor reduces rapidly due to the inverse-square law. High-dose-rate brachytherapy enables three-dimensional image guidance, and currently, tumor dose as well as doses of the surrounding normal structures can be evaluated accurately. High-dose-rate brachytherapy is the utmost precision radiation therapy even surpassing carbon ion therapy. Biological disadvantages of high-dose rate have been overcome by the fractional irradiation. High-dose-rate brachytherapy is indispensable in the definitive radiation therapy of cervical cancer. Also in prostate cancer and breast cancer, high-dose-rate brachytherapy plays a significant role. Brachytherapy requires techniques and skills of radiation oncologists at the time of invasive placement of the radiation source into the tumor area. Education of young radiation oncologists is most urgent and important. PMID: 32134450 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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