Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)

  • Radiation was delivered to the left chest wall, internalmammary chain, left supraclavicular fossa and medialaxilla of this patient with the TomoTherapy System.

    The nonprofit healthcare provider Swedish Medical Center (SMC) has been serving the Seattle area for more than 100 years. It has locations in both the city of Seattle and its surrounding suburbs, providing care in specialty areas such as cardiology, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatrics and more...

  • Best Medical Expands Radiation Therapy Offers With New Acquisitions

     TeamBest companies are planning for a major expansion by diversifying its area of expertise and product lines, to meet the growing demands of an increasing and aging population. Earlier this year, Best Medical International (BMI) purchased Envisioneering Medical Technologies’ assets including...

  • The current Guinness World Record holder for the tallest man, Sultan Kosen, won't be posting new records for height anymore, but that's just fine with him. Kosen appears to have stopped growing following radiation...

  • There is yet no straightforward way to determine the optimal dose level and treatment schedules for high-dose radiation therapies such as stereotactic radiation therapy, used to treat brain and lung cancer, or for high-dose brachytherapy for prostate and other cancers.

Stereotactic Radiation Highly Effective for Kidney Cancer
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | May 03, 2017

Kidney cancer patients may soon have an alternative to traditional treatments, according to new research at UT...

SBRT, stereotactic body radiation therapy, early-stage lung cancer, patients 80 and older, 2017 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium, study
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | March 20, 2017

Patients in their 80s and 90s who have early-stage lung cancer but cannot undergo an operation can be treated safely...

prostate cancer, partial gland, SBRT, clinical trial, UH Hospitals
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | April 28, 2016

Physicians at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center (Cleveland) have started a clinical trial using a new form...

prostate cancer, stereotactic body radiation therapy, SBRT, cure rate, UT Southwestern Study
News | Prostate Cancer | April 19, 2016

A five-year study shows that stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) offers a higher cure rate for prostate...

Brainlab, ExacTrac patient positioning, prostate cancer, SBRT
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | March 08, 2016

Brainlab announced the results of a study with leading international cancer centers aimed at understanding the...

PetCure Oncology, stereotactic radiosurgery, SRS, Laura Leal, Cincinnati

Pet owner Laura Leal and her beloved Boxer Addy, join Kelli Sloane, radiation therapist, after successful treatment of Addy's brain tumor with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) at PetCure Oncology at Care Center in Cincinnati. Photo courtesy of Business Wire

News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | December 23, 2015

With the help of PetCure Oncology at Care Center, pet owner Laura Leal and her beloved Addy will be able to enjoy...

non-small cell lung cancer, NSCLC, large tumors, SBRT, stereotactic body radiation therapy, study
News | Lung Cancer | August 20, 2015

Non-invasive stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is effective and well-tolerated by patients with inoperable...

Johns Hopkins, pancreatic cancer, stereotactic body radiotherapy, SBRT
News | May 19, 2015

Two studies from Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center add to preliminary evidence that stereotactic body radiotherapy...

Radiation was delivered to the left chest wall, internalmammary chain, left supraclavicular fossa and medialaxilla of this patient with the TomoTherapy System.

Case Study | April 09, 2015

The nonprofit healthcare provider Swedish Medical Center (SMC) has been serving the Seattle area for more than 100...

2-View: A 3-D, axial, sagittal and coronal view of the treated areahighlighted in pink, as well as radiation dose shown in multicoloredisodose lines.

Case Study | April 09, 2015

Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga, Tennessee, purchased a CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System in December...

News | September 15, 2014

September 15, 2014 — The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the American Society for Radiation...

ASTRO 2013 Clinical Study Limited Brain Metastases Stereotactic Radiosurgey

Adults under 50 with limited brain metastases have better survival after stereotactic radiosurgery alone.

Feature | September 24, 2013

When treated with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), that is not combined with whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT), adult...

News | July 22, 2013

July 22, 2013 — Elekta has received CE marking for its Clarity 4-D monitoring system, permitting European clinics to...

Civco Medical Solutions trUpoint ARCH Protura ESTRO Forum
News | April 15, 2013

Civco Medical Solutionswill showcase trUpoint Arch, a new stereotactic radiosurgery solution, Protura Robotic...

 Best Medical Expansion Radiation Therapy Acquisitions
News | April 08, 2013

 TeamBest companies are planning for a major expansion by diversifying its area of expertise and product lines, to...

Civco Medical Solutions trUpoint ARCH Stereotactic Radiosurgery Solution
Technology | March 01, 2013

CIVCO Medical Solutions announced the release of trUpoint ARCH, a new stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and...

A CyberKnife treatment plan for lung cancer.

Feature | September 05, 2012 | Joost Nuyttens, M.D., Ph.D.

The preferred treatment for patients with operable lung cancer is surgical resection. However, many lung cancer...

Feature | August 24, 2012

August 23, 2012 — Varian Medical Systems is establishing an in-country subsidiary in South Korea. Varian Medical...

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