Brachytherapy involves radioactive material sealed in needles, seeds, wires or catheters, or unsealed sources placed directly into or near a tumor. The Department of Radiation Medicine at the North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute offers one of the most active and innovative brachytherapy programs in the area, including high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy, radioembolization, coronary brachytherapy, Radium-223 (Xofigo®) Watch this video and learn more about our approach.

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