Radiotherapy-related Treatment Reactions: Brachytherapy Reactions

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPatient Centred Care in Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy
EditorsAarthi Ramlaul, Martin Vosper
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherChurchill Livingstone
ISBN (Print)9780702046131
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - Apr 2013

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  • Prostate cancer
  • Gynaecological cancer
  • Long-term side effects

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