Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare

Brachytherapy is important to women's health because it is a common treatment for cervical, breast, and skin cancer.

Prof. Jayant Vaidya, lead author of the study, University College London surgery and interventional science, performs a TARGI-IORT procedure. A small ball-shaped device placed inside the breast, directly where the cancer had been. The single-dose treatment lasts for around 20-30 minutes and replaces the need for extra hospital visits in eight out of ten cases.

Prof. Jayant Vaidya, lead author of the study, University College London surgery and interventional science, performs a TARGI-IORT procedure. A small ball-shaped device placed inside the breast, directly where the cancer had been. The single-dose treatment lasts for around 20-30 minutes and replaces the need for extra hospital visits in eight out of ten cases.

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Sandra Sha, M.D., a distinguished physician as recognized by the Florida Medical Association, specializing in breast cancer treatment

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