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.

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...

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...