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 | August 09, 2011
August 9, 2011 – A new type of radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer that cuts down on treatment time while...
News | August 05, 2011
August 5, 2011 — Elekta has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Nucletron, a worldwide provider of technology for...
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 has...
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 been...
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 SenoRX...

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

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 radiation...
News | September 28, 2010
September 28, 2010 — SAVI Sisters, a program designed to provide education about breast cancer treatment options,...
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 schedules...
News | August 25, 2010
August 25, 2010 - A new technique that combines advanced radiologic imaging with precise tumor localization to remove...
News | August 04, 2010
August 4, 2010 — The ability of electronic brachytherapy to offer patients a safe, isotope-free alternative to...