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8 Gennaio 2018

FDA Approves Stereotactic Radiotherapy System for Breast Cancer

December 22, 2017 – The FDA has approved a novel breast-specific stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) device known as GammaPod as a treatment for patients with early breast cancer, based on findings from a 17-patient study. In the small clinical trial, GammaPod was effectively used to deliver a single “boost” radiation dose of 8 Gy directly to the tumor, while only eliciting grade 1 adverse events (AEs). The system uses a vacuum-assisted breast cup guided by … (leggi tutto)