AccuBoost Booster Club Newsletter Issue 31

In this issue: A message from the CEO of Advanced Radiation Therapy, Piran Sioshansi; AccuBoost launch at DePaul Medical Center; AccuBoost for Ex-USA; Update on 5-Fraction APBI Procedure by AccuBoost; Theragenics Initiatives; AccuBoost Reduces Chest-wall Dose; Q&A on the Contribution of AccuBoost for Patients with Pacemakers; A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: AccuBoost Lowers Undesired Exposure […] Read more »

Newsletter Issue 31: Q&A on The contribution of AccuBoost for patients with pacemakers

With David Wazer, MD,  Medical Advisory Board Chair Patients with pacemakers present a challenge for radiation therapy. The problem is exacerbated for breast cancer patients as the pacemaker is often in or near the radiation field. The contribution and suitability of AccuBoost for this group of patients, as part of […] Read more »

Press Release: Advanced Radiation Therapy selects Theragenics Corporation to distribute its AccuBoost Technology

Tyngsboro, MA – July 30, 2015 – Advanced Radiation Therapy, developer of the AccuBoost targeted partial breast irradiation technology, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Theragenics Corporation, a long established and well respected pillar of the radiation therapy industry, as its US distributor. The AccuBoost technology represents a non-invasive treatment option for […] Read more »

Publication: The rationale, technique, and feasibility of partial breast irradiation using noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy

The rationale, technique, and feasibility of partial breast irradiation using noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy Jaroslaw T. Hepel1,2,*, Jessica R. Hiatt1, Sandra Sha3, Kara L. Leonard1,2, Theresa A. Graves4, Doreen L. Wiggins4, Dean Mastras5, Ann Pittier5, Brown University Oncology Research Group6, and David E. Wazer1,2 1Department of Radiation Oncology, Rhode Island […] Read more »

Publication: Multi-axis dose accumulation of noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy through biomechanical modeling of tissue deformation using the finite element method

Multi-axis dose accumulation of noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy through biomechanical modeling of tissue deformation using the finite element method Mark J. Rivard, Hamid R. Ghadyani, Adam D. Bastien, Nicholas N. Lutz, Jaroslaw T. Hepel J Contemp Brachytherapy 2015; 7, 1: 55-71 DOI (digital object identifier): 10.5114/jcb.2015.49355 To view the publication, […] Read more »

Publication: Commissioning and quality assurance for the treatment delivery components of the AccuBoost system

JOURNAL OF APPLIED CLINICAL MEDICAL PHYSICS VOLUME 16, NUMBER 2, 2015 Ileana Iftimia 1,2,a, Mike Talmadge 1,2, Ron Ladd 1, Per Halvorsen 1 Radiation Oncology Department,1 Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine,2 Boston, MA, USA ileana.n.iftimia@lahey.org The objective for this work was to develop […] Read more »

You’re not Alone, Breast Cancer Support in Fredricksburg, Virginia

Encourage, lift and strengthen one another. For the positive energy spread to one will be felt by us all. For we are connected, one and all.”  ― Deborah Day You’re never alone in your battle with Breast cancer. Below is a list of Local and National Breast Cancer Support Groups. […] Read more »

AccuBoost Enters Contract with Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego

Tyngsboro, MA January 12, 2015 AccuBoost, the innovator for partial breast brachytherapy technology, is pleased to announce that Moores Cancer Center at the University of California, San Diego(UCSD) has signed a contract to bring the AccuBoost technology to its patients starting this January. UCSD is one of the leading teaching […] Read more »

AccuBoost Enters Contract with Littleton Radiation Oncology

  Tyngsboro, MA December 30, 2014 AccuBoost, the innovator for partial breast brachytherapy technology, is pleased to announce that Littleton Radiation Oncology in Littleton, CO has signed a contract to bring the AccuBoost technology to its patients starting this January. This will be the first site in Colorado to offer […] Read more »

Press Release: AccuBoost Announces Recent Brachytherapy Journal Publication

AccuBoost®, the innovator for non-invasive partial breast brachytherapy, is pleased to embrace a recent study published in the journal, Brachytherapy. The article, entitled “The rationale, technique, and feasibility of partial breast irradiation using noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy”, describes both the methods and initial results of the study. The article’s lead […] Read more »