News & Press Releases

View the latest news from Xstrahl and partners.

Press Releases

The S10 Instrumentation Programs: 2021 Updates

Originally posted on the NIH website ORIP’s S10 Instrumentation Grant Programs support purchases of state-of-the-art commercially available instruments to enhance research of NIH–funded [...]

Reflections on ESTRO 2020

During the recent meeting of the European Society of Radiotherapy and Oncology, there was a focus on the treatment of complex skin cancer targets using radiation therapy. Several treatment [...]

Staff Spotlight: Mike Richards, Site Director

All that we are able to accomplish here at Xstrahl is because of our diversely skilled team that takes pride in each area of their work. Every piece of equipment developed by our knowledgeable [...]

First Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Patient Treated with Xstrahl’s RADiant Superficial Radiation Therapy in Nashville Metropolitan Area

ATLANTA (PRWEB) DECEMBER 18, 2020 Xstrahl announced today that Advanced Skin & Laser Center is the first comprehensive dermatology center in the Nashville area to deliver superficial [...]

The Effect of COVID-19 on Skin Cancer Treatment

COVID-19 has created unprecedented challenges across the medical industry, and cancer treatment is no exception. Several articles have already been published that examine the impact the pandemic [...]

page 1 of 3

Publications

Synergistic Anticancer Activity of N-Hydroxy-7-(2-Naphthylthio) Heptanomide, Sorafenib, and Radiation Therapy in Patient-Derived Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer Models

Publication: Synergistic Anticancer Activity of N-Hydroxy-7-(2-Naphthylthio) Heptanomide, Sorafenib, and Radiation Therapy in Patient-Derived Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer Models Authors: Yun, Hyeok Jun, Kim, Hee Jun Kim, Jungmin Kim, Sang Yong Chang, Hang-Seok Park, Cheong Soo Chang, Ho-Jin Park, Ki Cheong International Journal of Molecular Sciences Abstract: Anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) is an undifferentiated and advanced form […]

Radiotherapy Delivered before CDK4/6 Inhibitors Mediates Superior Therapeutic Effects in ER+ Breast Cancer

Study: Radiotherapy Delivered before CDK4/6 Inhibitors Mediates Superior Therapeutic Effects in ER+ Breast Cancer Authors: Petroni, Giulia Buqué, Aitziber Yamazaki, Takahiro Bloy, Norma Di Liberto, Maurizio Chen-iang, Selina Formenti, Silvia C. Galluzzi, Lorenzo Purpose: Recent preclinical data suggest that cyclin-dependent kinase 4/6 (CDK4/6) inhibition may be harnessed to sensitize estrogen receptor–positive (ER+) breast cancer to radiotherapy. […]

Microspheres Encapsulating Immunotherapy Agents Target the Tumor-Draining Lymph Node in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Publication: Microspheres Encapsulating Immunotherapy Agents Target the Tumor-Draining Lymph Node in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma, 04 Jun 2020 Xstrahl System Utilized: SARRP Authors: Booyeon J. Han,Joseph D. Murphy,Shuyang Qin,Jian Ye,Taylor P. Uccello,Jesse Garrett-Larsen,Brian A. Belt,Peter A. Prieto,Nejat K. Egilmez,Edith M. Lord,David C. Linehan,Bradley N. Mills &Scott A. Gerber Introduction The tumor-draining lymph node (TDLN) plays a […]

TGFB-Beta inhibition prior to hypo fractionated radiation enhances efficacy in preclinical models

Objectives Researchers in this study focused on inhibition of TGFB using small molecule inhibitor SM16. Methods The SARRP was used to treat orthotopic pancreatic tumors. They used CT contrast agent, lipuodol, to precisely target the tumor within the soft tissue and deliver radiation using an arc to minimize the damage to normal tissue but deliver […]

In
Posted

Treating the Nasal Ala with Superficial Radiotherapy

Nasal function and cosmesis are important considerations in the quality of life for nasal ala skin cancer patients. Surgery involves tissue loss, which is likely to lead to impaired function and undesired cosmetic results. Superficial radiotherapy can be an effective alternative without these negative side effects, if administered in proper doses. The case studies featured […]

In
Posted

Dermatologist Highlights RADiant Benefits

Over his career, Dr. Steven Davis, medical director of The Dermatology & Laser Center of San Antonio has performed over 25,000 skin cancer operations. While surgery is still the primary treatment, it’s not always the best option for the patient, especially people on blood thinners, with diabetes, or cancers on certain parts of the skin. […]

In
Posted

SARRP Immobilization Devices

Xstrahl’s new mouse immobilization suite gives you the flexibility you need for your experiments. With over 85% of image guided irradiation publications utilizing SARRP, Xstrahl has always brought research success and flexibility. Mirroring clinical treatments is part of the SARRP DNA and just like in the clinic, set-up is a key part of dose optimization. […]

In
Posted

Special Presentation from 5th Conference on Small Animal Precision Image-Guided Radiotherapy

As we navigate this season of social distancing, we are doing what we can to be available to our network. Part of this includes making more online resources available, especially in light of the many cancelled and postponed events. Even as parts of the industry are paused during this time, we hope to continue expanding […]

In
Posted

New Radiation Research Technology, SARRP Beamline, Advances Preclinical Particle Research to Optimize and Validate Cancer Treatment Protocols

For a subset of cancers, the exciting world of ion beam, proton beam and FLASH radiotherapy have presented new opportunities to deliver high doses of ionizing radiation to tumors, with the potential to increasingly spare normal tissue. As these therapies move into more routine clinical practice, it is critical to optimize and validate current treatment […]

Xstrahl 150 Used as System of Choice for Australian Case Study Reviews

With the rates of skin cancers ever increasing, especially in places with high sun prevalence, treatment of these conditions can cause not only a demand on resources, but there is a lack of unified response and the best way to treat. This is why Prof. Gerald Fogarty of GenesisCare in Australia has used the Xstrahl […]

Looking for other press resources?

Please fill out your details below to download our brochures. Your only need to do once to unlock access.
Send