John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center will use an implantable, wireless radiation sensor to immediately measure after treatment the amount of radiation delivered to tumors and surrounding tissue for treatment of prostate cancer.
The hospital is using the DVS (dose verification system) of Sicel Technologies Inc., Morrisville, N.C. DVS includes a sensor--2.1 millimeters in diameter and 20 millimeters long--implanted during a minimally invasive procedure.
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