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.

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...

Feature | September 20, 2010

September 20, 2010 – There is yet no straightforward way to determine the optimal dose level and treatment...

News | August 25, 2010

August 25, 2010 - A new technique that combines advanced radiologic imaging with precise tumor localization...

News | August 04, 2010

August 4, 2010 — The ability of electronic brachytherapy to offer patients a safe, isotope-free alternative to...

Technology | July 23, 2010

July 23, 2010 -- BrachyMESH is a prefabricated sterile polyglactin 910 mesh, embedded with I-125 sources (...

News | July 23, 2010

July 23, 2010 - New capabilities of several of Standard Imaging radiation therapy products where exhibited...

Technology | July 21, 2010

July 21, 2010 – A new version of a multimodality treatment planning system for brachytherapy and external...

News | July 19, 2010

July 19, 2010 – A new way of calculating the dosimetry of cancer treatments will be showcased this week at...

The Axxent HDR X-ray Source delivers high dose rate, low energy radiation treatment without the use of radioactive isotopes.

News | June 16, 2010

June 16, 2010 – New research continues to support the benefits of isotope-free electronic radiation therapy...

News | May 05, 2010

May 5, 2010 - SenoRx Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with C. R. Bard at a price of...

Contura MLB from SenoRx features built-in vacuum ports, which help remove excess seroma fluid and air from the lumpectomy cavity.

Feature | March 31, 2010 | Darhiana Mateo

In the ongoing battle for breast conservation, the arguments in favor of brachytherapy, a form of...

NCBC President Don Dizon, M.D., FACP, is assistant professor, department of obstetrics, gynecology and medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

News | March 24, 2010

March 24, 2010 - “The NCBC stands as a testament to collaboration, cooperation and camaraderie,” said NCBC...

News | December 16, 2009

December 17, 2009 - Partial breast irradiation "is an approach that may allow more patients to undergo breast-...

Technology | November 03, 2009

November 2, 2009 - Hologic Inc. is featuring the MammoSite ML radiation therapy system at ASTRO 2009, and...

Technology | November 02, 2009

November 2, 2009 - Xoft, Inc., developer of the Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy, eBx System, which delivers...

News | October 21, 2009

October 21, 2009 - SenoRx today announced that it ranked among the fastest growing companies in Deloitte's...

News | October 01, 2009

October 1, 2009 - The Women’s Center – Center for Breast Care at Boca Raton Community Hospital has been...