Brachytherapy Service
05.12.2021

The word brachytherapy is derived from the Greek word “braki” meaning close and is used to mean close-range treatment. In brachytherapy; Radiation sources are placed very close to the targeted area or sometimes directly into the tumor. brachytherapy; It can be done by placing the radiation sources directly by hand, or by loading the sources into certain apparatuses afterwards. In this treatment method, while high doses are administered locally to the tumor, healthy tissues can be well protected because the dose decreases rapidly as it moves away from the sources. This treatment method was established in our hospital for the first time in our province and region, and the most advanced technology was used as technical infrastructure. While our patients had to go to cities such as Ankara, Istanbul and Izmir, the closest Adana being for this treatment, they can now be treated in our hospital.