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Table 1 Current distribution of brachytherapy machine in Nigeria

From: First brachytherapy treatment of prostate cancer in Nigeria using low dose rate radioactive iodine 125

Center Brachytherapy type Year of commission Service type Current status
1. ABUTH LDR 1995 Intracavitary for cancer of cervix only Not functioning
2. UCHI LDR and HDR 1987 and 2007, respectively Intracavitary for cancer of cervix only Not functioning
3. LUTH LDR 1975 Intracavitary for cancer of cervix only Not functioning
4. NHA LDR 2000 Intracavitary for cancer of cervix only Not functioning
5. FMCG LDR 2010 Intracavitary for cancer of cervix only Functioning 
6. LNOC LDR 2019 Prostate and breast implant for cancer of prostate and breast, respectively Functioning