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 | September 20, 2010

There is yet no straightforward way to determine the optimal dose level and treatment schedules for high-dose...

Feature | September 20, 2010

September 20, 2010 – There is yet no straightforward way to determine the optimal dose level and treatment...

News | July 21, 2010

July 21, 2010 – While four in 10 clinicians use frameless radiosurgery exclusively to treat cranial...

News | May 11, 2010

May 11, 2010 - Stereotactic radiosurgery using gamma knife is a safe and effective option for selected children with...

News | May 04, 2010

April 4, 2010 - Each year, Mayo Clinic neurologists and neurosurgeons care for more than 2,200 patients...

News | April 28, 2010

April 28, 2010 - New approaches to image-guidance and motion management are making it possible to successfully...

Technology | April 21, 2010

April 21, 2010 - Tracking tumor motion is one of the biggest challenges in radiation therapy. Gating is of...

Technology | April 14, 2010

April 14, 2010 - One of the biggest challenges in radiation therapy is delivering the dose without damaging...

Technology | April 08, 2010

April 8, 2010 - Lung tumors have been among the most challenging radiation therapy targets because the...

Elekta Axesse SBRT linear accelerator.

News | April 06, 2010

April 6, 2010 - The three-year survival rate for patients receiving stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) was...

News | March 16, 2010

March 16, 2010 - In a recent study, highly-focused stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) proved it can...

News | January 11, 2010

January 11, 2010 - Reirradiation using fractionated stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) after previous...

IRay System

Technology | January 11, 2010

January 11, 2010 - The first ever masked and sham-controlled study designed to demonstrate the efficacy and...

David D. Howell, M.D., assistant professor of radiation oncology at the University of Michigan Medical School.

News | October 13, 2009

October 13, 2009 - Cost to deliver radiation varies widely from one delivery method to the next, according...

News | September 30, 2009

September 30, 2009 - A 17-year-old female with a complex arteriovenous malformation of the brain has become the...

Technology | September 29, 2009

Accelerated partial breast irradiation, carbon nanotube X-ray for medical imaging and radiation therapy and...

News | August 27, 2009

August 27, 2009 - Staged stereotactic radiotherapy with a 2-week interfraction interval for unresectable...

News | August 10, 2009

August 11, 2009 - Despite a hurried rise in robotic urological surgery in the past 10 years as hospitals...

Iris C. Gibbs, M.D. is a radiation oncologist at Stanford University.

Feature | July 22, 2009 | Iris C. Gibbs, M.D., radiation oncologist, Stanford University

Advances in the medical field have allowed physicians to treat cancer patients in a number of different...

Eric Nussbaum, M.D., chair of the National Brain Aneurysm Center based at St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul, Minn.

News | May 06, 2009

May 6, 2009 - Eric Nussbaum, M.D., chair of the National Brain Aneurysm Center based at St. Joseph's Hospital in St...