Gynecologic Cancers

Brachytherapy   

Questions discussed in this category



Sequentially or do you integrate the cuff brachy with the EBRT and if so what schedule, BIW, weekly, etc?

Do you recommend upfront diversion? Are there unique planning considerations such as the inability to use bladder filling? How do you boost? What are ...

What are your specific protocols for monitoring and for dosing narcotics and sedatives?

For example, how do you decide between applicators such as tandem and ovoid versus tandem split ring insertion for cervical brachytherapy patients?&nb...

The most recent ABS guidelines don't discuss a dose constraint for the small bowel.

Do the urethral constraints used in prostate brachytherapy apply to women undergoing gyn brachy?


Papers discussed in this category


Gynecologic oncology, 2004-03

Brachytherapy, 2013