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 | 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...

News | July 29, 2011

July 29, 2011 – iCAD will highlight its Xoft Axxent eBx electronic brachytherapy system at the 2011 Joint American...

News | May 09, 2011

May 9, 2011 - Initial findings from the SAVI Collaborative Research Project (SCRP), on SAVI radiation therapy for...

Technology | May 09, 2011

May 9, 2011 – IBA announced today at the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology conference that it...

News | May 06, 2011

May 6, 2011 – Nucletron will feature five new innovations at the ESTRO Anniversary Congress, May 8-11 in London, all...

Feature | May 03, 2011

May 3, 2011 — Cianna Medical announced that it has successfully completed a funding round totaling $12 million. The...

Technology | April 19, 2011

April 19, 2011 – A new brachytherapy applicator for treating endometrial cancer patients after a hysterectomy has...

News | March 01, 2011

March 1, 2011 – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled in favor of Hologic and against...

Axxent controller

News | January 03, 2011

January 3, 2011 — iCAD Inc., a provider of advanced image analysis and workflow solutions for the early...

News | November 15, 2010

November 15, 2010 — A new exclusive worldwide license has been executed for patented technology for a...

News | October 28, 2010

October 28, 2010 – An initial feasibility study has demonstrated the ability to use cesium-131 (Cs-131)...

Transport System Enables Safe Movement of Patients during HDR Brachytherapy
News | October 13, 2010

October 13, 2010 – The Zephyr patient transport system allows therapists to safely and accurately move...

The multi-lumen MammoSite ML balloon catheter.

Feature | October 05, 2010 | Cindy Huang

A recent development in breast radiation oncology targets specific tumor regions and delivers the necessary...

News | September 28, 2010

September 28, 2010 — SAVI Sisters, a program designed to provide education about breast cancer treatment...

Feature | September 20, 2010

There is yet no straightforward way to determine the optimal dose level and treatment schedules for high-dose...