Posts Tagged: sabr

More North-East lung cancer patients to get access to cutting edge treatment as part of clinical trial

A cutting edge radiotherapy treatment is to be offered to early stage lung cancer patients as part of a clinical trial taking place in the region. Patients from Middlesbrough will be recruited for the £240,000 trial, which will use stereotactic ablative radiotherapy to treat the cancer over three to eight treatments. The Northern Echo

Three European medical centers planning upgrades to Elekta’s stereotactic radiosurgery system for the brain

Three leading medical centers in the United Kingdom and Germany have ordered and are now planning upgrades to Elekta’s latest generation stereotactic radiosurgery system for the brain, Leksell Gamma Knife Icon, to provide the most advanced brain radiosurgery treatments for their patients. The centers are University Medical Centre Mannheim (UMC, Mannheim, Germany), Bristol Gamma Knife… Read more »

Nanobiotix gets green light for liver cancer trial

Nanobiotix, the developer of nano-medical technology, has been given clearance to start a new clinical trial for its lead NanoXray product, NBTXR3. The test will evaluate the use of NBTXR3 in conjunction with high precision radiation therapy, delivered as high dose fractions, known as Stereotatic Body Radiotherapy. Proactive Investors

This £4.6m ‘cutting-edge’ radiotherapy machine will save Welsh patients a three-day trip to the north of England

A cancer centre has introduced a new cutting-edge radiotherapy technique, meaning patients who had previously travelled to England can now receive treatment in Wales. Velindre Cancer Centre claims the stereotactic radiosurgery, which sends high doses of radiation to tumours, causes less damage to surrounding healthy tissue than conventional radiotherapy. Wales Online

Cutting edge radiotherapy treatment to benefit Gwent patients

Patients from Gwent are set to be among more than 300 a year from Wales who will benefit from a cutting-edge radiotherapy technique now being provided at Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff. The centre has begun using stereotactic radiosurgery, meaning patients who previously had to travel to Sheffield to benefit from it, can now receive… Read more »

Barts Health NHS Trust has been selected to offer its cancer patients SABR

Cancer patients being treated by Barts Health Trust could be among the first to be treated with an ‘innovative’ form of radiotherapy treatment. NHS England announced earlier this week that Barts has been chosen as one of the trusts treat patients with stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR), as part their latest national evaluation programme. East London… Read more »