Original Publication Date: 15 October, 2016
Publication / Source: Future Oncology
Authors: Daniel M Trifiletti & Timothy N Showalter
Brachytherapy is an established and critical component of the treatment of cervical cancer. Image-guided brachytherapy (IGBT) describes the incorporation of diagnostic radiology modalities into the process of brachytherapy applicator insertion, treatment planning and treatment delivery. The recent clinical validation of 3D IGBT has led to its rapid adoption across the USA over the past 10 years [1–4].