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Benign refers to a growth or disease that is mild, not progressive, and not cancerous.

Biopsy is the removal and examination of tissue for the purpose of diagnosing disease.

Biotherapy, or immunotherapy, is a treatment that is designed to stimulate and strengthen your body's natural immune response.

Bone marrow is the spongy tissue inside your bones where new blood cells are created. It is made up of fat and blood cells.

Brachytherapy is a type of radiation therapy that uses radioactive pellets, seeds, or wires that are placed directly in or near the tumor. While in low-dose rate brachytherapy the radioactive material may stay in place for several days or months, the highly radioactive materials used in high-dose rate brachytherapy enable doctors to deliver extremely concentrated doses of radiation in treatment sessions lasting 10 or 20 minutes over one to five days.

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