GammaTile brachytherapy is among the newest additions to the brain tumor armamentarium. Two of our neuro-oncology experts size up its place in therapy.
An animal model of brachytherapy-induced retinopathy would help investigators understand the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms. Cleveland Clinic researchers are creating one, which could eventually help test promising therapeutics.
A patient in whom radiation both cured breast cancer and caused heart disease — necessitating a transplant — presents 25 years after initial radiotherapy with a mass on her left chest wall above her transplanted heart.
The American Brachytherapy Society has published its first consensus statement on the use of electronic brachytherapy, which uses electrically generated X-rays instead of radioactive isotopes. Here’s what you should know.
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Adding brachytherapy to external beam radiotherapy appears to improve survival outcomes for men with high-risk prostate cancer.
A sarcoma program uses new techniques and processes that decrease time to treatment in meaningful ways and improve patient care, including providing a preliminary diagnosis within minutes after biopsy.
A Cleveland Clinic study finds low-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy permanent implant monotherapy effective for low-risk and low-intermediate-risk prostate cancer patients, with low toxicity.
Adjunctive intracoronary radiation therapy is a treatment modality that still has value even in the era of drug-eluting stents. Vascular brachytherapy is now an option again at Cleveland Clinic in carefully selected patients.