Electrons Versus Surface Brachytherapy for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer – A Matched Pair Analysis

September 1, 2014

Surgery is the mainstay of treatment for non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC) unless location or comorbidities mandate noninvasive modalities like radiation. Electrons are commonly used worldwide to treat skin cancers; however, there has been a recent increase in use of hypofractionated high dose rate brachytherapy making it more convenient for the patients. We are using a modern version of contact brachytherapy, the “3-dimensional topographic applicator brachytherapy” (3-TAB) to treat skin cancers since 2010.

S. Vyas, G. Palaniswaamy, B. Massingill, N. Thawani & S. Mutyala.

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