Brachytherapy offers an efficient treatment for cervical cancer, offering real advantages over other cervical cancer treatment options in terms of survival rates and side effects.
This site offers a way of comparing brachytherapy against other cervical cancer treatment options so that patients and their families can make informed decisions.
Patients that have been diagnosed with cervical cancer can find a wealth of information about the various advantages of brachytherapy and the potential side effects compared with other treatment options for cervical cancer.
Aboutbrachytherapy has a wide range of patient and healthcare professional videos detailing how brachytherapy can be used to treat cervical cancer or how it can be used alongside an existing treatment plan.
Download our cervical cancer patient guide (pdf) for more information about how brachytherapy can help cervical cancer patients make an informed decision about their treatment strategy. We also have a wide range of frequently asked questions about the use of brachytherapy in treating cervical cancer. These have been collated from talking to both patients and healthcare professionals.
DISCLAIMER: Elekta is an equipment manufacturer and cannot guarantee a prospective patient’s experience or outcomes. Patient statements presented on this site reflect individual experiences and do not necessarily represent the experiences of all patients who undergo brachytherapy treatment with Elekta equipment or necessarily reflect the view of Elekta.
This material may contain general information relating to various conditions and their treatments. Such information is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for advice by a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional. Patients should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing a health condition or disease. Patients should always consult with a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional for medical advice or information about diagnosis and treatment options.
Nevertheless, there are a number of high-quality online resources that you may find useful. Among them, the American Cancer Society and the US National Cancer Institute have high-quality information resources that are multi-lingual and available worldwide.
Professional organizations dedicated to cancer treatment also have resources that may be useful. These include the American Society for Radiation Oncology the American Society of Clinical Oncology the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the European Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology.