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 | July 23, 2010
July 23, 2010 -- BrachyMESH is a prefabricated sterile polyglactin 910 mesh, embedded with I-125 sources (Model 6720...
News | July 23, 2010
July 23, 2010 - New capabilities of several of Standard Imaging radiation therapy products where exhibited this week...
Technology | July 21, 2010
July 21, 2010 – A new version of a multimodality treatment planning system for brachytherapy and external beam...
News | July 19, 2010
July 19, 2010 – A new way of calculating the dosimetry of cancer treatments will be showcased this week at the annual...

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 delivered...
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 $11...

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 radiotherapy where...

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 President...
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 will...
Technology | November 02, 2009
November 2, 2009 - Xoft, Inc., developer of the Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy, eBx System, which delivers non-...
News | October 21, 2009
October 21, 2009 - SenoRx today announced that it ranked among the fastest growing companies in Deloitte's 2009...
News | October 01, 2009
October 1, 2009 - The Women’s Center – Center for Breast Care at Boca Raton Community Hospital has been named one of...
Technology | October 01, 2009
October 21, 2009 - Hologic MammoSite ML (multi-lumen) device offers more women the option of completing their...
Technology | October 01, 2009
Varian Medical Systems provides Acuros capability offered in its brachytherapy treatment planning system....
Technology | September 29, 2009
Xoft Inc., an electronic brachytherapy developer, showcases the expanded treatment capabilities of the Axxent eBx...
News | August 03, 2009
August 3, 2009 – Xoft Inc. said it has expanded the treatment capabilities of the Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy,...
Feature | August 03, 2009
August 3, 2009 – Xoft Inc. today announced that it has expanded the treatment capabilities of the Axxent Electronic...
News | July 29, 2009
July 29, 2009 - SenoRx is featuring the Contura Multi-Lumen Balloon (MLB) Catheter for delivering brachytherapy to...
Feature | July 22, 2009 | Cristen C. Bolan
Women may sometimes choose a mastectomy over radiation therapy because either they cannot meet the daily demands of a...