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GammaWest Brachytherapy Company Profile

17:48 EDT 19th October 2018 | BioPortfolio

Brachytherapy is an advanced cancer treatment. The word "brachy" is Greek for "close by" and refers to placing radioactive seeds or sources directly in the tumor. This procedure gives physicians and patients the important advantage of applying a higher dose of radiation directly to the tumor while sparing healthy tissue and surrounding organs. Brachytherapy is a localized, precise, radiation treatment and is a very powerful anti-cancer tool. GammaWest Brachytherapy is the first clinic in the Intermountain West to specialize in Brachytherapy only, and is among the first of its kind in the nation. We are nationally recognized centers of excellence for Brachytherapy procedures and our physicians perform hundreds of these procedures each year. This focus and specialization in Brachytherapy equates to precise, high quality radiation implants for our patients. We specialize in the treatment of prostate cancer using both High-Dose Rate (HDR) Temporary and Low-Dose Rate (LDR) Permanent radioactive seed implants.

Location

1050 East South Temple
SSalt Lake City
Utah
84102
United States of America

Contact

Phone: 801-350-8400
Fax: 801-350-4021


News Articles [27 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Global Brachytherapy Devices Market 2018-2022

NEW YORK, May 28, 2018/PRNewswire/ -- About Brachytherapy Devices Brachytherapy is a type of radiation therapy that involves the placement of radioactive material Read more...

Brachytherapy for cervical cancer does not increase the risk of ureteral stricture

(European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)) New research presented at the ESTRO 37 conference from two large international trials, shows that intracavitary and interstitial brachytherapy ...

RaySearch and Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG sign partnership agreement regarding brachytherapy

RaySearch and Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG, a leading European supplier of brachytherapy products, have signed a partnership agreement. Both the RayStation treatment planning system and the RayCare oncology...

Low Risk for Ureteral Stricture From Cervical Ca Brachytherapy

Neither intracavitary nor interstitial brachytherapy increases the risk for ureteral stricture in locally advanced cervical cancer, except in the setting of hydronephrosis. Medscape Medical News

[Articles] Quality-of-life results for accelerated partial breast irradiation with interstitial brachytherapy versus whole-breast irradiation in early breast cancer after breast-conserving surgery (GEC-ESTRO): 5-year results of a randomised, phase 3 trial

APBI with multicatheter brachytherapy was not associated with worse quality of life compared with whole-breast irradiation. This finding supports APBI as an alternative treatment option after breast-c...

[Comment] Quality of life after multicatheter breast brachytherapy

As the risk of breast cancer recurrence has fallen, interest has grown in understanding the impact of different treatment options on patients' quality of life. The initial trials1 that established bre...

Evaluation of vascular changes with optical coherence tomography angiography after ruthenium-106 brachytherapy of circumscribed choroidal hemangioma

EBRT with Brachytherapy Matches Surgery for Prostate Ca (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Worse survival without boost in high-risk patients

Drugs and Medications [2 Associated Drugs and Medications listed on BioPortfolio]

Angiomax [The Medicines Company]

These highlights do not include all the information needed to use ANGIOMAX safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for ANGIOMAX. ANGIOMAX (bivalirudin) for injection, for intravenous ...

Angiomax [Cardinal Health]

These highlights do not include all the information needed to use ANGIOMAX safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for ANGIOMAX. ANGIOMAX (bivalirudin) for injection, for intravenous ...

PubMed Articles [70 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Mental Nerve Blocks for Lip Brachytherapy: A Case Report.

High dose rate interstitial brachytherapy is a commonly performed procedure for carcinoma of the lower lip. Placement of the brachytherapy catheters can be painful and may require monitored anesthesia...

Determining Optimal Eluter Design by Modeling Physical Dose Enhancement in Brachytherapy.

In-situ drug release concurrent with radiation therapy has been proposed to enhance the therapeutic ratio of permanent prostate brachytherapy. Both brachytherapy sources and brachytherapy spacers have...

Principles and Practice of HDR Penile Brachytherapy: Planning and Delivery Techniques.

To allow for organ preservation, high dose rate brachytherapy may be used in the treatment of localized penile cancer. Penile cancer is a rare malignancy, accounting for less than one percent of cance...

Plaque brachytherapy for posterior uveal melanoma in 2018: improved techniques and expanded indications.

Plaque brachytherapy remains the dominant globe-sparing therapy of uveal melanoma. This report highlights recent advances, which have expanded plaque brachytherapy's uses as well as improved the surgi...

Why is brachytherapy still essential in 2017?

These recent years, brachytherapy has benefited from imaging modalities advances. A more systematic use of tomodensitometric, ultrasonographic and MRI images during brachytherapy procedures has allowe...

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Companies [18 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

GammaWest Brachytherapy

Brachytherapy is an advanced cancer treatment. The word "brachy" is Greek for "close by" and refers to placing radioactive seeds or sources directly in the tumor. This procedure gives physicians and p...

CET CANCER CENTER

California Endocurietherapy Cancer Center (CET) is the first brachytherapy only center in the United States.Founded by D Jeffrey Demanes M.D. in 1981.Dedicated solely to High Dose Rate brachytherapy (...

IsoRay Inc.

IsoRay, Inc., through its subsidiary, IsoRay Medical, Inc., is the sole producer of the Cesium-131 brachytherapy seed, used to treat prostate and other cancers. The Cesium-131 see...

CivaTech Oncology Inc.

CivaTech Oncology Inc. develops improved low dose rate (LDR) brachytherapy devices. Our first device, the CivaString™, has been cleared by the FDA for use in localized tumors...

Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation

Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation (ADMD) is a late stage development company engaged in the development of brachytherapy devices for therapeutic applications. AMIC's focus is o...

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