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 | 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...

News | May 15, 2012

May 15, 2012 - Breast brachytherapy with a strut-based applicator is a well-tolerated and effective treatment for...

The MammoSite ML 1 from Hologic is one of the devices used for accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI).

Feature | May 14, 2012

May 14, 2012 — Using a concentrated, highly targeted dose of radiation to the breast has equally as good results as...

News | May 09, 2012

May 9, 2012 -Breast brachytherapy with a strut-based applicator appears to be an effective treatment for women who...

Cianna Medical's SAVI is used for breast brachytherapy.

News | May 09, 2012

May 9, 2012 - The American Society of Breast Disease (ASBD) is concerned about misleading information in a recent...

News | May 07, 2012

May 7, 2012 - IsoRay Inc., a medical technology company and innovator in seed brachytherapy and medical radioisotope...

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...