intracavitary radiation therapy

Pronunciation:(IN-truh-KA-vih-tayr-ee RAY-dee-AY-shun THAYR-uh-pee)

Definition: A type of internal radiation therapy in which radioactive material sealed in needles, seeds, wires, or catheters is placed directly into a body cavity such as the chest cavity or the vagina.Cancer.govPatient

radioterapia intracavitariaTipo de radioterapia interna en la que se coloca un material radiactivo sellado en agujas, cables o cat├ęteres directamente en una cavidad del cuerpo, tal como la cavidad pectoral o la vagina.Cancer.govPatient Date last modified: 2007-08-19