Brachytherapy, or internal radiation, is available at selected hospitals in Singapore. This is a form of radiation treatment in which a small pellet, which is a radioactive source, is placed near the site of the tumor. It allows high doses of radiation to be delivered to the tumor site without damaging the nearby tissues.

The pellets are placed permanently or removed after some time. It may be placed inside a body cavity or inserted with the help of a hollow needle.

Factors Affecting the Cost of Brachytherapy in Singapore

The following factors affect brachytherapy cost in Singapore:

  • Type of Hospital and its location
  • Type and location of the cancer
  • Stage and grade of cancer
  • Clinical status of the patient
  • The recommended dosage for radiation
  • Experience of the specialist
  • Doctor’s fee
  • Hospital charges
  • Additional taxes as applicable
  • Unforeseen expenses
  • Complications management
  • Any additional treatment required

Candidates for Brachytherapy in Singapore

Brachytherapy in Singapore is available for the treatment of a variety of cancers. Patients suffering from the following types of cancers can discuss with the specialists on whether they can receive brachytherapy in Singapore:

  • Prostate cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Uterine cancer
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Eye cancer
  • Rectal cancer
  • Bile duct cancer
  • Soft tissue cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Esophageal cancer

Patients in which tumor regrowth is suspected can also receive brachytherapy in Singapore.

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