Home > Cancer > Brachytherapy For Breast Cancer Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Oct 26, 2008 by ETapen, Views: 7823 Brachytherapy or localized radiation treatment can be used in certain patients with breast cancer. Depending on tumor size and other factor, physicians may use APBI or accelerated partial breast irradiation. A balloon catheter, the mamosite, can be used, as well as other types of brachytherapy. Dr. Elizabeth Tapen, a radiation oncologist, reviews brachytherapy for breast cancer.