New publication on electronic brachytherapy


In the current issue of Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy, physicians at La Fe University and Polytechnic Hospital of Valencia presented their early clinical outcome data on the use of Esteya®, a new electronic brachytherapy system for the treatment of basal cell carcinoma.

The paper, “Efficacy and safety of electronic brachytherapy for superficial and nodular basal cell carcinoma” is based on data from an ongoing, prospective clinical study, and reports 100 percent complete response and excellent cosmetic outcome in all lesions treated to date.

The investigators conclude that this new electronic brachytherapy solution is a good treatment alternative for patients who are unsuitable for surgery, in addition to those who have declined surgery, have multiple lesions and for whom electronic brachytherapy might improve cosmetic outcome.

J Contemp Brachytherapy 2015; 7, 3: DOI: 10.5114/jcb.2015.52140.,54,25225,1,1.html