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Summer 2009, Vol. 17 No. 2

Hong Kong J. Dermatol. Venereol. (2009) 17, 79-86


Review Article

Current tools of radiation therapy in treatment of skin cancer

WK Yeung 楊永基, NM Luk 陸乃明, KH Yu 余國雄

Abstract
The mainstay treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer is surgery. However, radiotherapy is an effective treatment alternative in some clinical situations. The current tools of radiation therapy in treating skin cancer include low-energy X-ray, electron beam therapy and brachytherapy. This review article provides an overview of these treatment techniques.