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.

Dublin Hospital is Site of 1,000th Oncentra Brachy for Cancer Treatment Planning
News | April 26, 2012

April 26, 2012 — St. Vincent's Private Hospital in Dublin, Ireland, has installed Oncentra Brachy, becoming the site...

News | April 02, 2012

April 2, 2012 — Two new studies demonstrate the cosmetic and dosimetric advantages of the SAVI breast brachytherapy...

News | March 19, 2012

March 19, 2012 -- The National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the United Kingdom's national measurement institute,...

News | March 15, 2012

March 15, 2012 - Two new studies demonstrate the cosmetic and dosimetric advantages of the SAVI breast brachytherapy...

News | February 23, 2012

February 23, 2012 — A new look at the three most highly regarded prostate cancer treatment options is the first of...

News | February 22, 2012

February 21, 2012 — Theragenics Corp.,a medical device company serving the surgical products and prostate cancer...

News | February 21, 2012

February 21, 2012 ? Nucletron, an Elekta company, announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare...

News | February 09, 2012

February 9, 2012 — IsoRay Inc., a medical technology company with specialty in seed brachytherapy and medical...

This 3- x 3-inch lead safe (pig) contained 1 curie of radium-226, which Pennsylvania health officials say is equivalent to having more than 100 computed tomography (CT) scans at once.

Feature | February 02, 2012 | Dave Fornell

February 2, 2012 – Health and environmental concerns were raised after a radiation detector at a Waste Management...

Radiation oncologist Robert Kuske, M.D., works with the SAVI breast brachytherapy applicator, a newer form of APBI developed since the Medicare-SEER data was created.

News | January 25, 2012

Study findings presented during the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) in December, stating that...

News | December 15, 2011

December 15, 2011 – Diablo Valley Oncology, an oncology practice in the San Francisco East Bay, recently...

News | November 14, 2011

November 14, 2011 — iCAD Inc. announced its Xoft Axxent eBx electronic brachytherapy system for intra-operative...

News | October 21, 2011

October 21, 2011 — When we think about breast cancer, most of us think of it as a disease only affecting women. The...

News | October 19, 2011

October 19, 2011 — Hologic Inc. announced the six-year follow-up results from the MammoSite Registry Study continue...

Technology | October 18, 2011

The 3-D Imaging C-Arm Table from Biodex Medical Systems is designed specifically for brachytherapy seed implantation...

Technology | October 14, 2011

Should cancer be detected in its early stages, many women are candidates for Hologic's targeted radiation therapy, a...

An actual intraoperative delivery a Xoft unit is attached to a balloon ready for treatment.

Feature | September 09, 2011 | V. Elayne Arterbery, M.D., MHSA

Intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) for breast cancer is emerging as a newer alternative to whole-breast...

News | August 09, 2011

August 9, 2011 – A new type of radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer that cuts down on treatment time...

News | August 05, 2011

August 5, 2011 — Elekta has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Nucletron, a worldwide provider of technology...

News | August 05, 2011

August 5, 2011 – Microscopic gold particles could multiply the effectiveness of standard cancer radiation therapy by...