Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)

Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), or stereotactic ablative radiotherapy, is a type of radiation therapy that precisely targets a tumor with high doses of radiation by using several beams of various intensities aimed at different angles.

Radiation After Immunotherapy Improves Progression-free Survival for Some Metastatic Lung Cancer Patients
News | Lung Cancer | September 18, 2019
September 18, 2019 — Adding precisely aimed, escalated doses of radiation after patients no longer respond to...
Accuray to Display Motion Synchronization Cancer Treatment Technologies at ASTRO 2019
News | Radiation Therapy | September 09, 2019
September 9, 2019 — Accuray announced that it will showcase its...
PTW to Feature New Dosimetry Technology at ASTRO 2019
News | Radiation Therapy | August 27, 2019
August 27, 2019 — Radiation dosimetry company PTW announced plans to exhibit its full range of...
MRIdian System Limits Early Toxicity for Prostate Cancer Without Implanted Markers
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019 — ViewRay Inc. announced the acceptance of publication by the International Journal of Radiation...
AAPM 2019 Features More Than 40 Presentations on ViewRay's MRIdian MRI-guided Radiotherapy
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | July 16, 2019
July 16, 2019 — ViewRay Inc. announced that the company's MRIdian System is the focus of more than 40 abstracts...
The Beamscan 3-D water phantom with the Varian Halcyon radiotherapy system

The Beamscan 3-D water phantom with the Varian Halcyon radiotherapy system. Image courtesy of PTW.

News | Quality Assurance (QA) | July 08, 2019
July 8, 2019 — At this year’s American Association of...
Aktina Medical Partners With Elekta for Global Distribution of Interlocking SRS Cones
News | Radiation Therapy | July 05, 2019
July 5, 2019 — Aktina Medical announced that Elekta Instrument AB, based in Sweden, will offer and distribute the...
Improved Imaging for Prostate Cancer Could Lead to More Effective Treatment

The picture shows that time series signal is extracted from a series of ultrasound frames for classification. Each patch across a number of frames inside the prostate is classified into either cancerous or normal tissue. The image at the lower right corner shows the overall result for those frames. Image courtesy of Pingkun Yan and researchers from NIH, University of British Columbia and Queens University.

News | Ultrasound Imaging | May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019 — Engineers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are working to improve imaging methods in order to make...
Stereotactic Radiotherapy Improves Long-Term Survival in Stage-IV Cancers
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | January 31, 2019
January 31, 2019 — The first report from a phase II, multi-center clinical trial indicates...
Overall survival of metastatic patients with SABR presented at ASTRO 2018. #ASTRO #ASTRO18 #ASTRO2018
News | Radiation Oncology | October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018 — In the first randomized, phase II clinical trial of its kind, researchers have shown that an...
ASTRO 2018 Radiation Therapy Clinical Trials. #ASTRO2018 #ASTRO18 #ASTRO
Feature | ASTRO | October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018 — The American Society for...
Amar U. Kishan, M.D., presents data about stereotactic body radiation therapy at ASTRO 2018. #ASTRO #ASTRO18 #ASTRO2018

Amar U. Kishan, M.D., presents data about stereotactic body radiation therapy at ASTRO 2018.

Feature | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | October 23, 2018 | By Greg Freiherr
With its shorter course of treatment,...
CyberKnife System Provides Excellent Prostate Cancer Survival Rates in Five or Fewer Sessions
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | September 27, 2018
September 27, 2018 — Accuray Inc. announced that published data from two prospective, multi-center...
First Patient Treated in Online Adaptive Radiotherapy Trial With CyberKnife System
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | April 06, 2018
April 6, 2018 — Accuray Inc. and Erasmus MC announced the first patient has been successfully treated using an online-...
​ITN Celebrates World Cancer Day 2018
News | Radiation Oncology | February 01, 2018
World Cancer Day takes place annually on Feb. 4 to raise awareness and education in the media, governments and people...
Age Impacts Post-treatment Mortality for Early-stage Lung Cancer Patients

Image courtesy of Henri Becquerel Cancer Center

News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | January 24, 2018
January 24, 2018  — A University of Colorado Cancer Center...
FDA Clears GammaPod Stereotactic Radiotherapy System for Breast Cancer Treatment
Technology | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | December 22, 2017
December 22, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the new GammaPod noninvasive...
Elekta and Brainlab Offer Streamlined Workflow for Stereotactic Radiotherapy
News | Radiation Therapy | October 16, 2017
October 16, 2017 — Elekta and Brainlab have reconfirmed their alliance for the integrated use of the Elekta Versa HD...