Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

Banner Gateway MD Anderson Center at Banner Gateway Medical Center is one of the largest Cancer Centers in Gilbert Arizona. The center joins Banner Health, one of the country’s largest nonprofit hospital systems, with MD Anderson, internationally renowned for its cancer treatment and research, to deliver unprecedented levels of cancer care in Arizona. With the adoption of highly advanced technology, Banner Gateway MD Anderson Center has seen uninterrupted growth in the areas of research, medical studies and personnel development.

Brachy expertise

Banner Gateway MD Anderson Center introduced brachytherapy in 2014, and in 2018 introduced Prostate HDR. Banner Gateway MD Anderson Center has an extensive brachytherapy service with a special focus on prostate cancer.
The center has impressive brachytherapy facilities and a dedicated brachy team physician, radiation oncologists and physicists. Around 100 patients receive brachytherapy treatment a year. The center is equipped for HDR image-based treatment and is recognized as an expert center in the region.


In this interview Dr. Rachit Kumar and  Dr. Amir Sadeghi from Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, share their clinical experience with the real-time HDR prostate brachytherapy.

If you are specifically looking for answers to certain questions, you can find below the overview of questions per timecode:

00:12 | Can you give us a general background information on your clinic and practice?
01:47 | What was your initial experience with the real-time HDR prostate brachytherapy system?
03:18 | What were initial challenges with the real-time HDR prostate brachytherapy system and how did you address the challenges?
11:14 | What are benefits of the real-time system comparing to CT-based?
14:12 | What are benefits of real-time HDR prostate brachytherapy comparing to LDR brachytherapy?
15:25 | What advice would you offer to colleagues willing to start the real-time HDR prostate brachytherapy?
22:47 | How to improve a cooperation with urologist?
26:05 | What is your treatment recommendation for the unfavorable prostate cancer patients?

Recording webinar

This webinar aims to introduce real-time ultrasound-guided prostate HDR brachytherapy by demonstrating straightforward and complex case examples.

Dr. Ranchit Kumar and Dr. Amir Sadeghi Gorabchi of Banner M.D. Anderson Cancer Center share their experience using the Oncentra Prostate system for real-time guided prostate HDR brachytherapy treatments.

By the end of the webinar, attendees should understand the flexibility of the system and its diverse clinical applicability.

RECORDING WEBINAR | The Benefits of Real-Time Ultrasound-Guided Prostate HDR Treatments

Upcoming Programs

This is a BrachyAcademy educational centre for: Prostate
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Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
2946 E Banner Gateway Dr.
Gilbert, AZ
United States