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.
The following factors affect brachytherapy cost 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:
Patients in which tumor regrowth is suspected can also receive brachytherapy in Singapore.
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