Brachytherapy Systems

Brachytherapy is a type of radiation therapy where a sealed radiation source is placed next to or inside the area being treated. It is also important to women's health because it is a common treatment for cervical, breast, and skin cancer.

Isoray to Spotlight Cesium-131 Advances at ASTRO Annual Meeting
News | Brachytherapy Systems | September 13, 2019
September 13, 2019 — Isoray Inc. announced it will spotlight the growing cancer treatment applications of Cesium-131...
The Zap-X stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) brain radiotherapy system is completely self-shielded, eliminating the need for a concrete vault. The goal of the system is to expand SRS brain therapy by making it easier to access and less expensive by eliminating the large expense of custom built vaults to house the system. #AAPM19 #AAPM2019 #AAPM

The Zap-X stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) brain radiotherapy system is completely self-shielded, eliminating the need for a concrete vault. The goal of the system is to expand SRS brain therapy by making it easier to access and less expensive by eliminating the large expense of custom-built vaults to house the system. 

Feature | AAPM | August 21, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
There were several trends and new technologies in radiation oncology discussed at the...
Efficacy of Isoray's Cesium Blu Showcased in Recent Studies
News | Brachytherapy Systems | August 14, 2019
August 14, 2019 — Isoray announced a trio of studies recently reported at scientific meetings and published in medical...
Varian Showcases Cancer Care Systems and Software at AAPM 2019
News | Radiation Therapy | August 02, 2019
August 2, 2019 — Varian showcased systems and software from its cancer care portfolio, including the Identify Guidance...
New Data Demonstrates Safety Profile of GammaTile Therapy for Various Brain Tumors
News | Brachytherapy Systems | June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019 — GT Medical Technologies Inc. announced the presentation of clinical data from a prospective study of...
Surgically Guided Brachytherapy Improves Outcomes for Intracranial Neoplasms
News | Brachytherapy Systems | April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019 — Peter Nakaji, M.D., FAANS, general practice neurosurgeon at Barrow Neurological Institute, presented...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | February 21, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Radiation Therapy | January 18, 2019
Join Chris Toth, president of Varian’s Oncology Systems business, for a look at product introductions for 2018 plus a...
Electronic Brachytherapy Effective in Long-Term Study of 1,000 Early-Stage Breast Cancers
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | January 07, 2019
January 7, 2019 — Breast cancer recurrence rates of patients treated with intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) using...
Brachytherapy Alone Superior Treatment for Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer
News | Brachytherapy Systems | January 04, 2019
January 4, 2018 — Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) indicated a significantly different clinician and patient-reported...
Merit Medical Completes Acquisition of Cianna Medical
News | Women's Health | November 14, 2018
November 14, 2018 — Disposable device manufacturer Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced the closing of a definitive...
Prostate Brachytherapy Shows Low Incidence of Short-Term Complications
News | Brachytherapy Systems | October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018 — A new analysis of nearly 600 men receiving...
About 40,920 women in the U.S. are expected to die from breast cancer this year
Blog | Breast Imaging | October 03, 2018
According to BreastCancer.org, an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast...
Xoft Electronic Brachytherapy System Effective Long-Term for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | October 02, 2018
October 2, 2018 — Breast cancer recurrence rates for patients treated with the Xoft Axxent...
Varian Showcases Advanced Cancer Care Solutions at AAPM 2018
News | Radiation Therapy | July 27, 2018
July 27, 2018 — Varian announced it will be showcasing its advanced cancer care solutions, including a new version of...
Florida Hospital First in State to Adopt NeuroLogica's BodyTom Elite CT
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 14, 2018
June 14, 2018 — NeuroLogica, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., announced that Florida Hospital in Orlando,...
IsoRay Funding Brain Cancer Treatment Research With Ochsner Clinic Foundation
News | Brachytherapy Systems | June 12, 2018
June 12, 2018 — IsoRay Inc. announced the initiation of research funding for brain cancer treatment to Ochsner Clinic...