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.

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

May 19, 2015 — Two studies from Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center add to preliminary evidence that...

The TomoTherapy and CyberKnife Systems Highlight Quality of Care for Cancer Patients

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...

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

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

September 24, 2013 — When treated with ...

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

April 15, 2013 — Civco Medical Solutionswill showcase trUpoint Arch, a new...

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

 

April 8, 2013 — TeamBest companies are planning for a major expansion by diversifying its area of expertise...

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

March 1, 2013 — CIVCO Medical Solutions announced the release of trUpoint ARCH, a new...

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...

Training at the new International Competence Center.

Feature | August 21, 2012

August 21, 2012 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) officially opened its International Competence Center (ICC) in...

New Positioning System Facilitates Cancer Treatments

The Protura positioning system integrates with existing IGRT solutions and the linac to provide all-in-one motion management. The patient can be positioned with 6 degrees of freedom corrections from outside the treatment room.

Case Study | July 24, 2012

Each year, community cancer centers treat about 85 percent of cancer patients in the United States.1 Agnesian...

VMAT reduces treatment times compared to IMRT, since gantry rotation, MLC movement and radiation delivery happen simultaneously, as with the Elekta VMAT above.

Feature | April 03, 2012 | Michael Gensheimer, M.D.; Mark Phillips, Ph.D. and Shilpen Patel, M.D.

In arc therapy, a linear accelerator gantry moves...

Guinness World Record holder for the tallest man, Sultan Kosen, underwent image-guided radiation therapy at the University of Virginia Medical Center to stop a tumor stop causing the overproduction of growth hormones in his pituitary gland. Photo by Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records

Feature | March 16, 2012

March 16, 2012 – The current Guinness World Record holder for the tallest man, Sultan Kosen, won't be posting new...

The Protura positioning system integrates with existing IGRT solutions and the linac to provide all-in-one motion management. The patient can be positioned with 6 degrees of freedom corrections from outside the treatment room.

The Protura positioning system integrates with existing IGRT solutions and the linac to provide all-in-one motion management. The patient can be positioned with 6 degrees of freedom corrections from outside the treatment room.

Case Study | March 14, 2012

Each year, community cancer centers treat about 85% of cancer patients in the United States.1 Agnesian HealthCare...

RT Patient Positioning: Precision Makes the Difference

This Protura positioning system is set up for an SBRT treatment, which requires precise positioning.

Feature | March 14, 2012 | Mary Beth Nevulis

Radiotherapy (RT) as a way to treat cancer is growing as a field, now that its accuracy has been improving. One...

Feature | January 31, 2012 | Helen Kuhl

Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) emerged as a new way to treat patients in the late 1990s and garnered...

News | January 30, 2012

January 30, 2012 — Accuray Incorporated, a radiation oncology company, announced publication of a study...