doctor. Juan Pablo Sosa Caresanoservice chief Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy Center of Southern Patagonia (CEMNPA) reported Radio Rai What is this service about, which means a landmark advance for cancer patients.
In theory, you not only have a concrete effect on Feather Health but it will also reduce referrals for others provinces and will allow completion some treatments In which the first uprooting was involved.
Caresano explained in this regard: “We’re really very happy to offer this service that opened three years ago, but we were able to launch it a while back, basically it’s a service radiotherapy But international with external what are we doing for something three or four years radiation since outwhat we do with brachytherapy is Opposeirradiate the patient inside the house,
Regarding the process, he explained: “We have a radioactive seed near to Tumor and we generate a high dosage trying to Remove those cells carcinogenic,
It’s about a process”Something less invasive As it penetrates in and near the tumor, what does it do? high dosage of energy very close and Does not affect surrounding tissue As is sometimes the case in external radiotherapy”.
Nevertheless, the professional cautioned and explained that “external radiotherapy and new methods is very baja in this rate poisoning But with brachytherapy that’s still achieved Better,
For this reason, the carcass any developed, its degree is Effectiveness very much alta: “Because, moreover, it’s a treat that comes Excessive external one, it is very rare that brachytherapy is performed alone for a single lesion, usually two treatments to complement total dose,
He argued that, at present, this was not being done, so it was necessary are removed To patients to another province; “With all that problematic which includes, and today we can offer it a trip province“, He added.
types of cancer
The head of the CEMNPA service explained that brachytherapy “is mostly used for the patients we treat with tumors gynecologicalthat is, uterine cervix, endometrium You mothers and, in men, Prostate,
But at the same time, he added, “It spread out to another type of tumorto like skin, Gastrointestinal, Lungsie, there is a large broader range of distortions This can be treated that we are going to add over time, first we are going to focus on the two pathologies that they have More events in our area Which are cervical cancer in women and prostate cancer in men.”
Finally, Carrasano highlights a fundamental factor: “Going to another place with this kind of distortion is a shock terrifying and we want Change exactly that Ideal It’s pretty established that something happens to me I have to go somewhere, well, we wish we could treat it if something happens, we want to reduce going to another province, Spent what emphasizes the need And this trauma What should be far From family all that, Today we can present it here“, he concluded.