Brachytherapy Systems

  • For men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer, radiation treatment with brachytherapy alone can result in similar cancer control with fewer long-term side effects. The findings come from research presented at the 58th annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)...

  • In recent years, intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) has been growing in acceptance in the U.S. as an alternative to traditional external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) for patients with early-stage breast cancer. For patients meeting appropriate selection criteria, the benefits are clear —...

  • Results from a randomized controlled trial comparing permanent radioactive implants (brachytherapy) with dose-escalated external beam radiotherapy in patients with prostate cancer showed brachytherapy patients were twice as likely to be cancer-free five years later.

  • Cianna Medical Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the SAVI Scout surgical guidance system. The technology uses real-time audible and visual indicators to give surgeons a precise way to target tissue during lumpectomy and excisional biopsy procedures.

  • September 16, 2014 — CivaTech Oncology announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance on its bioabsorbable planar radiation device. The implantable CivaSheet low-dose-rate (LDR) Palladium source is the only membrane-like brachytherapy device that is truly...

Samsung, Neurologica, BodyTom CT scanner, Willis-Knighton Health System, Louisiana, La., brachytherapy, radiation therapy, ASTRO 2016
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 27, 2016

Samsung announced in September that the Willis-Knighton Cancer Center in Shreveport, La., added BodyTom CT, the...

intermediate-risk prostate cancer, brachytherapy versus external beam therapy, radiation therapy, RT, ASTRO 2016
News | Brachytherapy Systems | October 25, 2016

For men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer, radiation treatment with brachytherapy alone can result in similar...

Elekta, ASTRO 2016, HD Dynamic Radiosurgery, brachytherapy
News | Radiation Therapy | September 26, 2016

September 26, 2016 — At the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting, Sept.

balloon catheter, IORT

The Xoft Axxent Controller, balloon and mini X-ray source assembled to simulate use during IORT. 

Feature | Women's Health | June 01, 2016 | By Barbara Schwartzberg, M.D., FACS

In recent years, intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) has been growing in acceptance in the U.S. as an...

Concure Oncology, Breast Microseed Treatment, one day, low-dose rate brachytherapy, LDR
Technology | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | May 12, 2016

Concure Oncology/Breast Microseed Inc. announced the launch of its one-time, one-hour radiation treatment option for...

News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | April 20, 2016

Cianna Medical Inc. announced new clinical data evaluating the Savi Scout breast localization and surgical guidance...

global brachytherapy market value, MEDraysintell
News | Brachytherapy Systems | March 18, 2016

The global market for brachytherapy reached $705 million in 2015, according to a report from MEDraysintell.

MEDraysintell, nuclear medicine, proton therapy, brachytherapy, global markets, 2030
News | Radiation Therapy | February 03, 2016

The nuclear medicine, proton therapy and brachytherapy markets represent less than 0.1 percent of global health...

News | January 08, 2016

In November, Advanced Medical Isotope Corp. (AMIC) announced its progress in seeking U.S. Food and Drug...

News | Radiation Therapy | December 07, 2015

A new brachytherapy technique using a shield that rotates in a corkscrew pattern inside a tube-shaped intrauterine...

CT scan
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | November 23, 2015

Samsung NeuroLogica Corporation, the healthcare subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and a leading provider...

Gamma pro, kubtec
News | Breast Imaging | November 04, 2015

Kubtec announced the launch of the Gamma-Pro Node and Seed Location System for use in breast seed location and...

CivaTech Oncology, CivaString, prostate brachytherapy, 103Pd radiation source, ASTRO 2015

Image courtesy of Business Wire

News | Prostate Cancer | November 02, 2015

CivaTech Oncology Inc. has developed a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared radiation source. The...

iCAD, Xoft Axxent, electronic brachytherapy, eBx, clinical studies, ASTRO 2015, radiation therapy

Xoft Axxent image courtesy of iCAD Inc.

News | Brachytherapy Systems | October 21, 2015

iCAD Inc. presented updated clinical data, hosted in-booth clinician presentations and showcased the latest in...

APBI, accelerated partial breast irradiation, multicatheter brachytherapy, breast conserving surgery, whole breast irradiation, WBI, ASTRO 2015
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | October 19, 2015

For some early-stage breast cancer patients, accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) using multicatheter...

MRI marker
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 25, 2015

C4 Imaging LLC today announced it has been awarded a $1.32 Million Phase II Small Business Innovation Research ("...

Theragenics, Advanced Radiation Therapy LLC, AccuBoost, early stage breast cancer, brachytherapy
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | August 07, 2015

Theragenics Corp. has reached an agreement with Advanced Radiation Therapy LLC to distribute the AccuBoost...

iCAD, Xoft Axxent, brachytherapy, first in Spain, Hospital Miguel Servet
News | June 17, 2015

iCAD Inc. announced the first Xoft Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) System in Spain is now available at the...

iCAD, Medicare, resimbursement, CPT, brachytherapy, non-melanoma skin cancers
News | May 15, 2015

iCAD Inc. announced that Noridian, the Medicare administrative contractor in Jurisdictions E and F, has made recent...

brachytherapy, ESTRO, radiotherapy, five-year recurrence, ASCENDE-RT
Feature | April 29, 2015

Results from a randomized controlled trial comparing permanent radioactive implants (brachytherapy) with dose-...

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