Press Releases

Research Shows Breast Cancer Surgery Marker Associated with Smaller Radiation Volume

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – Patients who were implanted with the BioZorb® 3D bioabsorbable marker during their lumpectomy were able to be treated with smaller radiation volumes than patients who did not receive the marker, according to research presented at the recent American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) annual meeting. The difference in volumes was statistically significant. Continue reading 

Local Surgeon Reports Positive Findings from Use of 3D Marker in Breast Cancer Treatment

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A research study by local surgical oncologist Michael Cross, M.D., F.A.C.S., concluded that use of the BioZorb® surgical marker appears to provide better cosmetic outcomes and may be associated with an increased use of breast-conserving surgery in his practice. Continue reading 

BioZorb Registry Is Focus of San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Presentation

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – A presentation at the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) provided the first report from a nationwide registry regarding the BioZorb® marker in treatment of women who have breast cancer. The registry data outlined clinical benefits that surgeons have seen with the FDA-cleared implantable marker. Continue reading 

Studies Report Three-Dimensional Marker Aids Surgeons, Radiation Oncologists and Radiologists

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. — Two new studies have documented the value of the BioZorb® marker in improving the treatment of women who have breast cancerThe first study, a peer-reviewed article appearing in the World Journal of Surgery, outlines how the three-dimensional, bioabsorbable marker provides more accurate targeting of the cancer tumor bed for radiation treatment when implanted during surgery. Continue reading 

New BioZorb LP Expands Utility of 3D Implant for Breast Cancer Patients

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. — Focal Therapeutics, makers of the three-dimensional BioZorb™ implant used in breast conservation therapy, announced it has launched BioZorb LP™. The new “low-profile” design expands the spectrum of surgical sites in which the bioabsorbable marker can be placed. Continue reading 

Unique Program Helps Shape the Future of Breast Cancer Surgery

DALLAS – The upcoming School of Oncoplastic Surgery (SOS) will offer surgeons the opportunity to develop new skills they can use when performing breast conserving surgery (lumpectomy) on patients with breast cancer. The three-day course will be held Jan. 22-24, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. Continue reading 

Surgeon’s Research Is Helping to Improve Breast Cancer Treatment

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Research presented at a national conference by well-known breast cancer expert Cary Kaufman, M.D. documents pioneering work with a small three-dimensional marker that improves the treatment of breast cancer. Continue reading 

New Device Improves MDs’ Ability to Monitor Breast Cancer Patients After Surgery

FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas – A Fayetteville doctor’s research into a unique device, which is implanted during breast cancer treatment, concludes that the device has potential to improve the process of monitoring the cancer site after surgery.  Continue reading 

Research Finds Surgical Marker Helps Cut Cost of Breast Cancer Treatment

FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas – Breast cancer research conducted by two Fayetteville medical groups highlights their success in pioneering use of an absorbable, three-dimensional marker used during treatment for breast cancer. Their cost analysis, to be presented at an international breast cancer conference this week, showed that by helping to shorten the course of radiation treatments, the surgical marker contributed to a 25% cost savings per patient.  Continue reading 

Miami-Area Surgeon Helps Pioneer Innovative Approach to Treating Breast Cancer

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – A local surgeon is among the first in Florida to adopt an innovative new device that improves the treatment of breast cancer. Continue reading→

Northwest Surgeon Reports Excellent Results with New Breast Cancer Targeting Device

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Presenting new research at the annual meeting of the nation’s leading organization for breast surgeons, local breast cancer surgeon Cary Kaufman, M.D. reported excellent results with a new device that improves treatment of breast cancer patients.  Continue reading 

Local Surgeon Leads Research on New Breast Cancer Treatment

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Local breast surgeon Cary Kaufman, M.D. recently presented at two prestigious medical conferences, on a groundbreaking innovation that improves the treatment of breast cancer. Continue reading 

Innovative Approach to Breast Cancer Treatment Being Pioneered by Local Surgeon

FAYETTEVILLE – Local breast surgeon Michael Cross, M.D., F.A.C.S., North Hills Surgery Center and Highlands Oncology Group have pioneered a groundbreaking innovation that can be used during treatment of breast cancer.  Continue reading 

Noble Hospital Surgeon’s Work on Breakthrough Breast Cancer Device to be Featured at International Conference

WESTFIELD, MA. – A Noble Hospital breast surgeon’s work with a new device that improves treatment of breast cancers will be featured later this month at a prestigious international medical conference.  Continue reading 

BioZorb Improves Targeting of Radiation Therapy

ORLANDO, Fla. – A new surgical device enables breast cancer patients to be treated with dramatically improved targeting (precision) of radiation when being treated for breast cancer. Findings were presented at the 18th SIS World Congress on Breast Healthcare. The congress was co-hosted by the Senologic International Society (SIS) and the American Society of Breast Disease (ASBD).  Continue reading 

Breast Cancer Research by Arizona Breast Cancer Specialists Says Surgical Marker Improves Therapy and Cosmetic Results

SAN FRANCISCO – A new surgical marker enables radiation oncologists to deliver more precise radiation therapy for breast cancer patients, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO).  Continue reading