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.

iCAD, IORT boost, Xoft Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy System, intraoperative radiation therapy, whole breast radiation, early-stage breast cancer, SABCS 2016
News | Brachytherapy Systems | January 05, 2017
January 5, 2017 — iCAD Inc. announced that researchers presented updated data on the use of intraoperative radiation...
Samsung, Neurologica, BodyTom CT scanner, Willis-Knighton Health System, Louisiana, La., brachytherapy, radiation therapy, ASTRO 2016
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 27, 2016
October 27, 2016 — Samsung announced in September that the Willis-Knighton Cancer Center in Shreveport, La., added...
intermediate-risk prostate cancer, brachytherapy versus external beam therapy, radiation therapy, RT, ASTRO 2016
News | Brachytherapy Systems | October 25, 2016
October 25, 2016 — For men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer, radiation treatment with brachytherapy alone can...
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. 25-28 in Boston,...
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 alternative...
Concure Oncology, Breast Microseed Treatment, one day, low-dose rate brachytherapy, LDR
Technology | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016 — Concure Oncology/Breast Microseed Inc. announced the launch of its one-time, one-hour radiation...
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016 — Cianna Medical Inc. announced new clinical data evaluating the Savi Scout breast localization and...
global brachytherapy market value, MEDraysintell
News | Brachytherapy Systems | March 18, 2016
March 18, 2016 — The global market for brachytherapy reached $705 million in 2015, according to a report from...
MEDraysintell, nuclear medicine, proton therapy, brachytherapy, global markets, 2030
News | Radiation Therapy | February 03, 2016
February 3, 2016 — The nuclear medicine, proton therapy and brachytherapy markets represent less than 0.1 percent of...
News | January 08, 2016
January 8, 2016 — In November, Advanced Medical Isotope Corp. (AMIC) announced its progress in seeking U.S. Food and...
News | Radiation Therapy | December 07, 2015
December 7, 2015 — A new brachytherapy technique using a shield that rotates in a corkscrew pattern inside a tube-...
CT scan
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | November 23, 2015
Samsung NeuroLogica Corporation, the healthcare subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and a leading provider of...
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 sentinel...
CivaTech Oncology, CivaString, prostate brachytherapy, 103Pd radiation source, ASTRO 2015

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News | Prostate Cancer | November 02, 2015
November 2, 2015 — CivaTech Oncology Inc. has developed a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared radiation...
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
October 21, 2015 — iCAD Inc. presented updated clinical data, hosted in-booth clinician presentations and showcased the...
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
October 19, 2015 — For some early-stage breast cancer patients, accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) using...
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 ("SBIR...
Theragenics, Advanced Radiation Therapy LLC, AccuBoost, early stage breast cancer, brachytherapy
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | August 07, 2015
August 7, 2015 — Theragenics Corp. has reached an agreement with Advanced Radiation Therapy LLC to distribute the...
iCAD, Xoft Axxent, brachytherapy, first in Spain, Hospital Miguel Servet
News | June 17, 2015
June 17, 2015 - iCAD Inc. announced the first Xoft Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) System in Spain is now...
iCAD, Medicare, resimbursement, CPT, brachytherapy, non-melanoma skin cancers
News | May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015 — iCAD Inc. announced that Noridian, the Medicare administrative contractor in Jurisdictions E and F, has...