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.

Feature | November 23, 2011

Five leading cancer institutions are taking part in the first multi-institutional Phase II study of hypofractionated...

21st Century Oncology has treated more than 80 prostate cancer patients using a method of SBRT with a Varian linear accelerator and Calypso tumor localization system.

Feature | November 23, 2011 | Constantine A. Mantz, M.D.

Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is an investigational radiotherapy modality for the treatment of...

News | October 24, 2011

 

October 24, 2011 – Cancer experts from around the world gathered in Berlin to hear about advances in...

News | October 20, 2011

Oct. 20, 2011 — The Radiosurgery Society (RSS), a nonprofit organization of medical professionals dedicated to...

News | September 30, 2011

September 30, 2011 — The CyberKnife Coalition announced that more than 500 men have been enrolled in the first...

News | August 04, 2011

August 4, 2011—The first multi-institutional study evaluating a new form of radiation treatment for prostate cancer...

News | July 25, 2011

July 25, 2011 — Accuray Inc. announced the installation of the CyberKnife robotic radiosurgery system at five...

This is an example of a treatment plan with three Hybrid-Arcs within a challenging area of the brain, utilizing arc modulation techniques.

Feature | July 18, 2011 | Roberto Spiegelmann, M.D.

The first applications of and even the term radiosurgery were the idea of Swedish neurosurgeon Lars Leksell, which...

The CyberKnife radiosurgery/SBRT system is a noninvasive alternative to conventional surgery for the treatment of many tumors, including the prostate, lung, brain, spine, liver, pancreas and kidney.

Feature | July 18, 2011 | Siavash Jabbari, M.D., Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Hypofractionated radiotherapy regimens are emerging as an effective treatment option for many prostate cancer...

News | July 05, 2011

July 5, 2011 — Cancer patients in Sweden have gained access to fast and efficient radiotherapy treatments with the...

Images (left,1, & below): adoption of SBRT for spinal irradiation to nonspinal bone metastases (2, 4) standard AP/PA (1, 3)

Feature | June 29, 2011 | By Ke Sheng, Ph.D.; Wensha Yang, Ph.D.; David Wilson, M.D.; Siddharth Saraiya, and Paul Read, M.D., Ph.D.

In the United States, approximately 1.53 million people were diagnosed with cancer and more than 569,000 died of the...

News | May 20, 2011

May 20, 2011 - Accuray Incorporated announced that 85 percent of European CyberKnife centers are performing prostate...

News | April 05, 2011

April 5, 2011 – The volume of normal brain tissue exposed to radiation during treatment for multiple metastases...

Accuray's Cyberknife

News | March 14, 2011

March 14, 2011 – Two of the most advanced tools for precise radiotherapy-based treatment are now under one roof in...

News | March 11, 2011

March 11, 2011 - The prospect of increasing radiation therapy treatment speed using dynamic, arc-based radiation...

Cranial Immobilization System Receives CE Mark
News | January 31, 2011

January 31, 2011 – A patient-specific cranial immobilization system has received the CE mark. The Fraxion head frame...

News | December 28, 2010

December 28, 2010 — While many clinicians around the world have adopted radiosurgery for the treatment of...

News | November 15, 2010

November 15, 2010 – Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), a major university hospital in...

News | November 15, 2010

November 15, 2010 — The Vero stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) system offers dynamic tumor-tracking and...

Elekta Symmetry

News | September 27, 2010

September 27, 2010 — Several products for image guidance, digital control, field shaping and respiratory...

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