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Cervical cancer treatment with brachytherapy

Cervical cancer treatment with brachytherapy
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Overview

Type of care

Outpatient

Method

Minimally invasive

About the offer

Brachytherapy, a type of local radiation therapy, is a highly effective treatment for cervical cancer. The treatment involves placing a radioactive source directly into or near the cancerous tumor. This allows high radiation doses to be delivered directly to cancer while sparing healthy surrounding tissue. Brachytherapy is often used with external beam radiation therapy and chemotherapy or placed after the surgery to irradiate remaining malignant cells. One specific detail about brachytherapy is that it can be delivered using either high-dose-rate (HDR) or low-dose-rate (LDR) techniques. HDR brachytherapy involves providing a high dose of radiation over a short period, while LDR brachytherapy involves delivering a low amount of radiation over a more extended period. The benefits of brachytherapy for cervical cancer treatment are numerous. First, it is a highly targeted and precise radiation therapy, leading to better outcomes and fewer side effects. Brachytherapy can also be delivered on an outpatient basis, meaning patients can return home the same day. In conclusion, brachytherapy is an effective and minimally invasive treatment for cervical cancer. It offers multiple benefits over other forms of radiation therapy and can be tailored to meet each patient's individual needs.

What’s included

Medical service

Examination
  • clinical history-taking
  • medical records review
  • physical examination
  • consultation with a radiation oncologist
  • consultation with a gynecologist-oncologist
Laboratory tests
  • complete blood count (CBC)
  • blood type test (ABO, Rh)
  • biochemical analysis of blood (kidney and liver function tests, electrolytes)
  • inflammation blood tests
  • coagulation studies
  • urinalysis
  • vaginal swab
Diagnosis
  • colposcopy
  • ultrasound imaging of the pelvis
  • CT scan of the pelvis
Treatment
  • pre-procedure patient preparation
  • brachytherapy (radioactive seed implantation to the cervical tumor)
  • post-procedure care
  • symptomatic treatment
Other
  • cost of essential medicines
  • cost of essential materials
  • local anesthesia
  • nursing service
  • discharge medical records
  • further recommendations

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The offer is designed for 5 days.

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The offer is eligible for both adults and kids.

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