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Brachytherapy - Wikipedia
Brachytherapy is a form of radiotherapy where a sealed radiation source is placed inside or next to the area requiring treatment. Brachytherapy is commonly used as an effective treatment for cervical, prostate, breast, and skin cancer and can also be used to treat tumours in many other body sites. Treatment results have demonstrated that the cancer-cure rates of brachytherapy are either ...

Brachytherapy - Elekta AB
Brachytherapy is a precise and targeted treatment of various cancers such as prostate, breast, skin and surface, rectum and gynecological anatomy.

What is Breast Brachytherapy? 5-Day Breast Cancer Treatment
Dr. Robert Kuske discusses breast brachytherapy, how it works, and the different methods in providing this 5-day treatment for breast cancer.

Brachytherapy | Varian Medical Systems
Brachytherapy, which has proven to be a highly successful treatment for cancers of the prostate, cervix, endometrium, breast, skin, bronchus, esophagus, head and neck, as well as soft tissue sarcomas and several other types of cancer, treats cancer by placing radioactive sources directly into or next to the area requiring treatment.

American Brachytherapy Society (ABS): Welcome
2018 Annual Meeting June 7-9, 2018 San Francisco Union Square San Francisco, CA

Brachytherapy is an international and multidisciplinary journal that publishes original peer-reviewed articles and selected reviews on the techniques and clinical applications of interstitial radiation, endovascular brachytherapy, and systemic brachytherapy in the management of cancer and cardiac and other diseases. Laboratory and experimental research relevant to clinical practice is also ...

IsoAid - Your Partner in Brachytherapy
IsoAid is a premier medical device company manufacturing and marketing full-service Brachytherapy products for the treatment of localized cancers.

Brachytherapy Advantages - Chicago Prostate Cancer Center
Advantages The rise in the number of men diagnosed with prostate cancer has led to a growing need for improved treatment options that can offer excellent cure rates with minimal side effects at a low cost. Brachytherapy has numerous advantages over other treatment options. Cure rates: Cure rates in low risk patients are equal to […]

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Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG - Brachytherapy Products
Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG`s core business is the production and distribution of medical products for the treatment of cancer using brachytherapy.



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Saving Bladders with Brachytherapy Using Robot-Assisted Laparoscopically Performed Implantations for Solitary ...
Some small retrospective studies published in the past have shown some benefit to brachytherapy in these patients. The authors decided to further explore this alternative therapeutic option and upgrade it in such a way that will result in improved ...

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LDR Brachytherapy Beneficial In High-Risk Prostate Cancer
Renal and Urology News
Low-dose-rate brachytherapy (LDR-BT), primarily as a boost in conjunction with external beam radiation therapy and androgen deprivation therapy, is highly effective in treating cT3a and cT3b high-risk prostate cancer, investigators concluded. Their ...

High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy Monotherapy versus Image-Guided Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy with Helical ...
The aim of this paper is to compare outcomes between high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy (HDR-BT) monotherapy and image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IG-IMRT) for localized prostate cancer. We examined 353 HDR-BT and 270 IG-IMRT ...

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Early diagnosis remains key to surviving prostate cancer
Martins Ferry Times Leader
Merrick, a urologic oncologist, spoke Tuesday at the hospital's press conference for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. ... Patients with an intermediate risk of having their prostate cancer worsen experience the highest cure rate with brachytherapy, he ...
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Large study challenges long-held views on Gleason 10 PCa
Urology Times (blog)
“Journal Article of the Month” is a new Urology Times section in which Badar M. Mian, MD (left), offers perspective on noteworthy research in the peer-reviewed literature. Dr. Mian is associate professor of surgery in the division of urology at Albany ...

Good prognosis following a PSA bounce after high dose rate brachytherapy and external radiotherapy in prostate cancer.
We analysed PSA bounce occurrence after combined high dose rate brachytherapy (HDR-BT) and external radiotherapy (ERT). We analysed 623 patients treated from 1995 to 2008. The median age was 66 years (47-79). The median initial PSA was 12 ng/ml ...

EAU PCa 2018: What Urologists Need to Know About Radiotherapy
The European Association of Urology (EAU) guidelines state that in low-risk disease low dose brachytherapy or intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) should be offered to patients without hormonal therapy. For intermediate risk disease, either low ...

Principles and practice of high-dose rate penile brachytherapy: Planning and delivery techniques.
To allow for organ preservation, high-dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy may be used in the treatment of localized penile cancer. Penile cancer is a rare malignancy that accounts for <1% of cancers in men in the United States. The standard treatment for ...

Long-term outcomes analysis of low-dose-rate brachytherapy in clinically T3 high-risk prostate cancer.
The available data demonstrating that superiority of LDR brachytherapy (LDR-BT) boost in high-risk prostate cancer patients under represents patients with extracapsular extension (T3a) and/or seminal vesicle invasion (T3b) have been limited. We report ...



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