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Tandem and ring or tandem and ovoid HDR brachytherapy  
Abstract:  Tandem and ovoid or tandem and ring HDR are methods of delivering a high dose of radiation to the uterus, cervix, or vagina. This handout explains the treatment, how to prepare for it, and what to expect afterwards.
Author: Cancer Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2004, March 1, 2008
UWMC Availability:  Cancer Center
General Topics:  Urinary and Reproductive System Disorders; Therapeutic Procedures; Cancer
Specific Subject(s):  Vagina; Uterus; Radiation Therapy; Cervix
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #3049

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