2016 News + Events

Electron-beam IORT Only Single Treatment Partial Breast Radiotherapy confirmed by ASTRO for Suitable Breast Cancer Patients

Based on “published evidence complemented by expert opinion,” ASTRO Consensus Statement removes experimental status for Mobetron® single fraction APBI Sunnyvale, Calif. – The American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has published an update to its Consensus Statement on Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) in the journal Practical Radiation Oncology confirming the use of electron beam … Continued

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“IORT Arrives at Southampton!”

This machine will make a difference to so many patients; initially pancreatic, neuroendocrine, colorectal and bladder tumour groups, in the second wave, head and neck, esophageal, lung and in the third wave breast and gynae (cervical cancer mainly).

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ESTRO35 e-Poster: Redefining Electron Beam Treatment Parameters

We discuss the technical aspects of the treatment beams produced by small mobile IORT linacs and question whether the beam parameter characterization for mobile IORT units needs to be redefined to better reflect mobile IORT applications, provide more meaningful information for clinicians, and provide a basis for future technological development in the industry.

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