Prostate Cancer

News and new technology innovations concerning how imaging technology can help diagnose and treat prostate cancer can be found on this channel.

Feature | May 15, 2013
C.R. Bard Inc. has agreed to pay the federal government $48.2 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit that alleges...
News | April 30, 2013
April 30, 2013 — Better outcomes can be achieved for prostate cancer patients by using brachytherapy, a highly targeted...
Technology | April 23, 2013
April 23, 2013 — Nucletron, an Elekta company, has introduced its redesigned Flexitron remote afterloading platform....
Feature | March 13, 2013
March 13, 2013 — The March 2013 issue of the Journal of Urology, publication of the American Urological Association,...
Radiation Therapy Prostate Cancer VMAT IMRT
Feature | February 12, 2013
February 12, 2013 — According to a clinical study in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of...
Radical Prostatectomy Dana-Farber/Brigham Clinical Study
Feature | January 04, 2013
January 4, 2013 — A small percentage of men in a prostate cancer study complained that their penis seemed shorter...
Technology | December 28, 2012
December 28, 2012 — Elekta announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
News | December 28, 2012
December 28, 2012 — Accuray Inc. announced clinical findings using noninvasive CyberKnife stereotactic body radiation...
News | December 21, 2012
For men undergoing proton therapy for prostate cancer, fewer treatments with higher doses appear to be well tolerated,...
Prostate Technology Radiation Oncology Clinical Trial/Study ASTRO
News | October 31, 2012
October 31, 2012 — Sildenafil citrate (SC), a phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor, administered before, during and after...
Technology | October 31, 2012
Invivo’s DynaTRIM system is the first commercially available, fully magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-compatible...
IMRT Use Grows, But Cost Challenges Loom

Varian's Trilogy linear accelerator.

Feature | September 05, 2012 | Helen Kuhl
The external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) market has been active in recent months, with advances in techniques, devices and...
News | August 13, 2012
August 13, 2012 — Royal Philips Electronics and Celsion Corp. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA...
News | May 21, 2012
May 21, 2012 — The Kimmel Cancer Center and the Department of Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University in Pennsylvania...
News | May 03, 2012
May 3, 2012 — Accuray Inc. announced the launch of the Prostate Advances in Comparative Evidence (PACE) study, an...
News | February 23, 2012
February 23, 2012 — A new look at the three most highly regarded prostate cancer treatment options is the first of its...
News | February 22, 2012
February 21, 2012 — Theragenics Corp.,a medical device company serving the surgical products and prostate cancer...
News | January 25, 2012
January 25, 2012 — Preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) helps surgeons make more informed decisions about...
News | January 09, 2012
January 9, 2012 – Accuray Incorporated announced publication of a study describing the clinical outcomes of prostate...

An MRI-guided prostate biopsy showed the presence of cancer for this patient a previous TRUS biopsy was negative.

Case Study | December 15, 2011
At 59, George LaVie (not his real name) faced an uncertain future. Based on rising PSA levels (prostate-specific...