SAVI Breast Brachytherapy Device
After a lumpectomy, you may need radiation treatments to kill off any possible remaining cancer cells. Learn about the SAVI breast brachytherapy device and how it may benefit you. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - July 25, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Long-Term Complications With MammoSite BrachytherapyLong-Term Complications With MammoSite Brachytherapy
MammoSite brachytherapy for breast cancer is associated with more long-term complications than whole-breast irradiation. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 22, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Seroma - Medical Definition of Seroma
A seroma can occur after surgery or breast brachytherapy. Seromas may be painful or cause mild discomfort. Learn more about seromas here. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - June 10, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

ASCO: For-Profits Go for Pricier Breast RT Option
CHICAGO (MedPage Today) -- Older breast cancer patients received costly brachytherapy significantly more often at for-profit hospitals, despite a lack of clear evidence of benefit, a large retrospective review suggested. (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - June 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Side Effects of Brachytherapy (Seed...
It is important to understand the potential side effects that may result from brachytherapy (seed implants) for prostate cancer. (Source: About.com Prostate Cancer)
Source: About.com Prostate Cancer - June 5, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: health Source Type: news

Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer
What Is Brachytherapy? Two primary types of radiation therapy are available for treating prostate cancer (Source: About.com Prostate Cancer)
Source: About.com Prostate Cancer - June 5, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: health Source Type: news

External Beam Radiation Therapy for Prostate...
Radiation therapy is a commonly-used treatment for prostate cancer. Radiation therapy can be administered from outside the body (external beam radiation therapy) or from inside the body (brachytherapy). (Source: About.com Prostate Cancer)
Source: About.com Prostate Cancer - June 5, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: health Source Type: news

Why Are More Men Choosing Brachytherapy for...
Why are more men choosing brachytherapy for prostate cancer?. Brachytherapy is a treatment option for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. It is a form of radiation therapy where tiny radioactive implants are placed in to the prostate. Why are many men choosing this option for prostate cancer treatment? (Source: About.com Prostate Cancer)
Source: About.com Prostate Cancer - June 5, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: health Source Type: news

High-Dose Rate Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer
High-dose rate brachytherapy is a newer treatment option for prostate cancer that uses radioactive implants which deliver high rates of radiation to the prostate over a short amount of time. (Source: About.com Prostate Cancer)
Source: About.com Prostate Cancer - June 5, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: health Source Type: news

What Are the Complications of Brachytherapy?
What are the complications of brachytherapy? Brachytherapy is a treatment option for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. It is a form of radiation therapy where tiny radioactive implants are placed in to the prostate. What are the complications of brachytherapy? (Source: About.com Prostate Cancer)
Source: About.com Prostate Cancer - June 5, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: health Source Type: news

SAVI breast brachytherapy produces good 4-year outcomes
Patients who received breast brachytherapy delivered with a strut-based applicator (more) (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 26, 2013 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Brachytherapy Boost an Option for Base-of-Tongue CancerBrachytherapy Boost an Option for Base-of-Tongue Cancer
A high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy boost after external-beam radiotherapy is associated with 'acceptable' local control and overall survival in base-of-tongue cancer, new research shows. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Brachytherapy Shows Promise in Anal Canal CancerBrachytherapy Shows Promise in Anal Canal Cancer
In patients with anal canal cancer, a brachytherapy boost after radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy allows high local control rates with acceptable toxicity. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Cost effective prostate cancer treatment
Better outcomes can be achieved for prostate cancer patients using brachytherapy, a highly targeted form of radiotherapy, compared to surgery - this is the finding of a new study conducted by PANAXEA, The University of Twente, Netherlands. (Source: Pharmacy Europe)
Source: Pharmacy Europe - April 22, 2013 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Successful Use Of Image-Guided Brachytherapy To Treat Cervical Cancer Reported In 2 Landmark Studies
Two large, landmark radiotherapy studies have shown that it is possible to treat cervical cancer effectively with high doses specifically adapted to each tumour, and with fewer serious side-effects to the surrounding normal organs. In two presentations, researchers will tell the 2nd Forum of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) that image-guided brachytherapy is able to deliver very high doses, which prevent the tumour from growing in over 90% of patients, with few serious side-effects... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 22, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cervical Cancer / HPV Vaccine Source Type: news

Cost Effective Prostate Cancer Treatment Underused In The UK
Better outcomes can be achieved for prostate cancer patients using brachytherapy, a highly targeted form of radiotherapy, compared to surgery - this is the finding of a new study conducted by PANAXEA, The University of Twente, Netherlands.1 The study, which will be presented at the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) 19-23 April 2013, Geneva, Switzerland used the latest cost effectiveness model to look at relevant recent data for prostate cancer... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 22, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

2 landmark studies report on success of using image-guided brachytherapy to treat cervical cancer
(European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)) Two large, landmark radiotherapy studies have shown that it is possible to treat cervical cancer effectively with high doses specifically adapted to each tumor, and with fewer serious side-effects to the surrounding normal organs. In two presentations on Saturday and Sunday researchers will tell the 2nd Forum of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology that image-guided brachytherapy is able to deliver very high doses, which prevent the tumor from growing in over 90 percent of patients, with few serious side-effects. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 20, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Patient Receives First Treatment Using Latest Version Of Vitesse Real-Time Brachytherapy Planning System From Varian Medical Systems
A prostate cancer patient has become the first person in the world to be treated using the latest version of Varian's Vitesse™ real time planning solution for planning and performing advanced high-dose-rate (HDR), ultrasound-guided brachytherapy treatments. The treatment took place at the Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, North Carolina. "Our team was very impressed overall with this treatment planning system," says Dr. Michael Haake, chief, division of Radiation Oncology at Carolinas Medical Center, Levine Cancer Institute... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 19, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Combination RT offers hope to late-stage esophageal cancer patients
Just over half of patients with advanced-stage esophageal cancer who are unsuitable for standard curative treatment survive for a year after receiving a combination of external beam radiotherapy and high-dose rate brachytherapy, report researchers. (Source: MedWire News - Oncology)
Source: MedWire News - Oncology - February 7, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Older Women with Breast Cancer Experience More Complications with Brachytherapy Than Whole Breast Irradiation
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Related MedlinePlus Page: Breast Cancer (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - February 5, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delayed hematuria common after prostate brachytherapy
A significant proportion of patients with prostate cancer who are treated with brachytherapy develop gross hematuria years later, report researchers. (Source: MedWire News - Oncology)
Source: MedWire News - Oncology - February 5, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Delayed hematuria common after prostate brachytherapy
A significant proportion of patients with prostate cancer who are treated with brachytherapy develop gross hematuria years later, report researchers. (Source: MedWire News - Prostate Cancer)
Source: MedWire News - Prostate Cancer - February 5, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Invitation to the 2nd ESTRO Forum
(European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)) The 2nd ESTRO Forum will feature new research results in clinical radiation oncology, radiobiology, physics, technology, and brachytherapy, presented by top doctors and scientists from all over the world working together for the benefit of cancer patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 4, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Delayed hematuria common after prostate brachytherapy
A significant proportion of patients with prostate cancer who are treated with brachytherapy develop gross hematuria years later, report researchers. (Source: MedWire News - Urology)
Source: MedWire News - Urology - February 4, 2013 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Delayed hematuria common after prostate brachytherapy
A significant proportion of patients with prostate cancer who are treated with brachytherapy develop gross hematuria years later, report researchers. (Source: MedWire News - Prostate Cancer)
Source: MedWire News - Prostate Cancer - February 4, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Vitesse™ Brachytherapy Treatment Planning Software Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance
Tool enables clinicians to plan and perform high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy treatments for prostate cancer using real-time ultrasound guidance Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received an FDA 510(k) clearance for the latest version of its Vitesse™ real time planning for HDR brachytherapy which is used to plan and perform high-dose-rate (HDR), ultrasound-guided brachytherapy treatments for prostate cancer.Â� "This version of Vitesse reduces the number and complexity of steps involved in planning and completing a treatment... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Varian Medical Systems Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Vitesse(TM) Brachytherapy Treatment Planning Software
Tool enables clinicians to plan and perform high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy treatments for prostate cancer using real-time ultrasound guidance PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2013 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- Varian Medical Systems (VAR) has received an FDA 510(... Devices, Oncology, FDAVarian Medical Systems, Vitesse, brachytherapy, radiotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 24, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New specialised commissioning draft service specifications and a clinical policy added to consultation
Source: NHS Commissioning Board Area: News The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has added seven new draft service specifications and a further clinical policy for specialised commissioning to its consultation. The consultation period for these new additions will run from 11 January to 22 February 2013.   The newly published draft clinical policy is: Complex Endovascular Stent Grafts in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.   The proposed service specifications are:   . Complex Home Ventilation . Severe Asthma . Colorectal: Complex Inflammatory Bowel Disease . Brachytherapy .&nbs...
Source: NeLM - News - January 11, 2013 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

InnerDyne Gets Grant To Develop Absorbable Brachytherapy Devices
InnerDyne, Inc. announced that the National Institute of Health has awarded them a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to support development of a new form of cancer treatment. (Source: Medical Design Online News)
Source: Medical Design Online News - January 1, 1996 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news