Permanent implant brachytherapy devices for unresectable pancreatic cancer

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Pancreatic cancer is the 10th most common cancer in the UK and is often diagnosed at a stage when surgery is not possible.Brachytherapy is a type of internal radiotherapy which may be an effective option for the treatment of locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer.

Summary

 

Health Technology Wales researchers searched for evidence on the clinical and cost effectiveness of permanent implant brachytherapy devices for the treatment of unresectable locally advanced pancreatic cancer.

Topic Exploration Report

TER503 11.2023

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