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.

Technology | September 24, 2013

September 24, 2013 — Nucletron, an Elekta company has launched Esteya, a new approach for treating patients with...

News | September 24, 2013
September 24, 2013 — Varian Medical Systems and Siemens Healthcare showcased a variety of solutions that bring together...

ICI delivers radiation therapy using a linear accelerator.

Feature | August 28, 2013 | Williette Nyanue

Beatriz Amendola, M.D., FACR, FASTRO, radiation oncologist, medical director, Innovative Cancer Institute...

News | August 28, 2013

August 28, 2013 — Nucletron, an Elekta company, has signed an agreement with the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS...

Feature | May 15, 2013

C.R. Bard Inc. has agreed to pay the federal government $48.2 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit that alleges...

News | April 30, 2013

April 30, 2013 — Better outcomes can be achieved for prostate cancer patients by using...

Varian Vitesse Brachytherapy Systems evine Cancer Institute
Feature | April 24, 2013

April 24, 2013 — A prostate cancer patient has become the first person in the world to be treated using the latest...

Technology | April 23, 2013

April 23, 2013 — Nucletron, an Elekta company, has introduced its redesigned Flexitron remote afterloading platform...

News | April 18, 2013

April 18, 2013 — iCAD Inc. has entered into strategic distribution agreements for its Xoft Axxent Electronic...

 Best Medical Expansion Radiation Therapy Acquisitions
News | April 08, 2013

 

April 8, 2013 — TeamBest companies are planning for a major expansion by diversifying its area of expertise...

Varian Vitesse Brachytherapy Systems Treatment Planning FDA Approval
Technology | January 28, 2013

January 28, 2013 — Varian Medical Systems has received a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)- 510(k) clearance...

Varian Vitesse Brachytherapy Systems Treatment Planning
Technology | November 06, 2012

November 6, 2012 — Varian Medical Systems showcased the latest version of the Vitesse real-time...

Technology | November 05, 2012

Oct. 29, 2012 - At the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO, Boston, Mass.),...

This Oncentra brachy treatment plan shows the applicator in relation to the anatomy.

Feature | October 25, 2012

The ability of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to create exquisite images of the body’s soft tissues –...

Feature | June 01, 2012 | Robert Kuske, M.D., FAACE

A potential paradigm shift is gathering momentum in the treatment of early-stage breast cancer, driven by data...

News | May 29, 2012

May 29, 2012 — Cianna Medical, maker of the SAVI breast brachytherapy applicator, recently announced the launch of ...

Feature | May 23, 2012

May 23, 2012 — Delivering radiotherapy directly to cancer of the cervix using 3-D imaging techniques is effective at...