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Internal radiotherapy

Internal radiotherapy means having radiation treatment from inside the body. It is a treatment for some types of cancer.

About internal radiotherapy

There are different types of internal radiotherapy treatments. Different types are used for different types of cancer.

Internal radiotherapy safety

You need to follow some safety procedures when you have internal radiotherapy.

Radioactive implant treatment

Some types of radioactive metals can be put inside the body to treat a cancer. Some types are put in for a very short time and others are permanent.

Radioactive liquid treatment

Find out about radioactive liquid treatments. Some types are given into the bloodstream but others are a drink that you swallow.

Last reviewed: 
30 Apr 2016

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