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.

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 and...
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 for...
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 – and the tumors...
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 showing...
News | May 29, 2012
May 29, 2012 — Cianna Medical, maker of the SAVI breast brachytherapy applicator, recently announced the launch of BEST...
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 early...

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 have...

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 study...
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 of...
News | April 02, 2012
April 2, 2012 — Two new studies demonstrate the cosmetic and dosimetric advantages of the SAVI breast brachytherapy...