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My experience with brachytherapy vs other cancer treatments
Pepi, who has previous experience of cancer diagnosis and treatment, discusses the difference that brachytherapy made to her recent breast cancer treatment.
"If a patient were to ask me directly I would fully recommend brachytherapy because the doses are completed sooner, in a shorter time. It is just five to six days maximum."
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