BXTAccelyon Blog

March 23, 2018

BXTAccelyon, the leading low dose rate (LDR) brachytherapy partner to hospitals and clinics worldwide and the sole distribution partner outside North America for the new PrecisionPoint™ Transperineal Access System, is pleased to announce that for the fifth consecutive year it is the platinum sponsor for the 2018 UK & Ireland Prostate Brachytherapy Conference. The conference, which is being hosted by Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, will take place on Friday 23rd March at the Spa Hotel Royal Tunbridge Wells.

The UK and Ireland Prostate Brachytherapy Group was originally set up to help ce...

October 9, 2017

Claire Deering, Brachytherapy Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Prostate Brachytherapy Centre, Royal Surrey County Hospital gives us an insight into her role.

November 2, 2016

Specialist nurses are at the centre of prostate cancer care, providing help and support throughout every stage of the patient pathway, from discussing possible symptoms and early diagnosis through to treatment options and the treatment itself.

Urology nurses have specialist expertise that enables them to plan and deliver treatment to patients. Having intense patient contact over several weeks means that their care, support and knowledge is vital in helping to ensure successful outcomes from patients’ chosen treatment,

‘’Patients will often build a rapport with their nurse specialist, which is ve...

October 18, 2016

If prostate cancer is caught early it can be easy to cure, with less invasive treatments available to patients causing fewer side effects such as impotence and incontinence. However prostate cancer symptoms can be hard to spot – in fact early stage prostate cancer often has no symptoms at all which means many men are diagnosed when the disease is more advanced.  

Raising awareness of prostate cancer, its symptoms, screening options and available treatments, including LDR brachytherapy, is vital in helping to improve survival rates for the disease which currently kills 10 000 men in the UK each...

September 6, 2015

Prostate cancer survivor Kenny Jones reunites with The Faces in aid of Prostate Cancer UK highlighting once again this significant treatment for prostate cancer.

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