Internal radiotherapy explained

  • General information

    What is internal radiotherapy?

    Internal radiotherapy is when treatment is given by placing radioactive material inside the body.

  • Prostate cancer

    Brachytherapy for prostate cancer

    Brachytherapy is a type of radiotherapy. It is when treatment is given by inserting a radioactive substance into the prostate.

  • Prostate cancer

    Side effects of brachytherapy

    Brachytherapy for prostate cancer may cause side effects. These are usually temporary but some may last longer.