2017 Sponsors


UK & Ireland Prostate Brachytherapy Conference 2021 With regret, we have cancelled plans to run the May 2021 Conference. The Newcastle team had hoped the deferred meeting would go ahead, but we are still faced with a hugely uncertain situation regarding COVID-19.




2017 Conference Sponsors


Thank you to the following companies who are sponsoring the 2017 conference.



BXTAccelyon LogoCommitted to the future of Brachytherapy


BXTAccelyon understands that offering prostate cancer patients brachytherapy depends on physicians having access to high quality products delivered with expertise and reliability.


The BXTAccelyon team has over 50 years’ combined experience in brachytherapy, pooled to create a company that puts excellence in the delivery and development of this important treatment option at the centre of everything it does.


This unique focus has led to BXTAccelyon becoming one of the leading partners to hospitals and clinics worldwide in providing brachytherapy to treat prostate cancer.


For further information please contact: BXTAccelyon Ltd, The Coach House, Grenville Court, Britwell Road, Burnham, Berkshire UK SL1 8DF. General Enquiries: 0800 0148060 Direct number: 0044 (0)1628 608420 or visit their website.



BARD logo

BARD is a leader in solutions focused on Disease State Management in three key areas: Vascular, Urology, and Oncology.


Bard is dedicated to LDR Brachytherapy, providing a wide range of solutions to suite all techniques. We are proud to manufacture our own seeds and products. This ensures that we have total control on quality and delivery.


Visit the BARD website or contact Paul Tulk for more information [email protected].


Eckert and Ziegler Bebig logo

Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG are a dedicated brachytherapy company, proudly providing a complete portfolio of products for LDR, HDR and Ophthalmic treatments.


Through on-time delivery, consistent high quality, flexible manufacturing processes and constant self-improvement, we strive to meet the needs of our customers and the expectations of our investors.


In November 2013 Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG acquired Mick Radio-Nuclear Instruments, Inc., the leading manufacturer of applicators for brachytherapy, reinforcing our dedication and commitment to our business and your patients.


For more information please visit our company websites www.bebig.com and www.micknuclear.com

Elekta logoElekta Brachytherapy solutions are part of Elekta’s leading radiation therapy portfolio and encompass more than 35 years of Nucletron® innovations. This includes Esteya® electronic brachytherapy, Flexitron® afterloading, Oncentra® Brachy treatment planning, the broadest range of applicators in the industry and Real-time LDR/HDR Prostate Solutions

Visit their website for more information.


Bayer Healthcare logo

BAYER - Innovation for better health. At Bayer our commitment is to bring to patients around the world quality medicines for use in diagnosing, combating and preventing disease. Every day we work against time, researching new pathways, new molecules, new technologies – complementing our own capabilities with expertise of innovative partners from science and industry.


The success of this work is evidenced in new medicines for areas with significant unmet medical need such as oncology, cardiovascular and blood diseases, as well as gyneacology and ophthalmology. Our aim is a better quality of life for all.



BK Ultrasound Small Logo

M.E.D Surgical are delighted to announce that they have signed Exclusive Distribution rights for BK Ultrasound in 2016, for the Island of Ireland.


As a company formed by Denis McFerran from Belfast over 20 years ago, we are delighted to be entering this new and exciting area in the Medical field.


BK Ultrasound systems, incorporating Quantum Technology and TriCore architecture, offer unparalleled image quality with a range of specialized transducers including transducers dedicated to brachytherapy.


The newly introduced bk5000 system gives unrivalled image quality by using state of the art GPU’s to form the image, instead of the CPU’s that are normally used, this allows for reduced noise and artefacts, whilst increasing detail and contrast resolution at all depths.


This new introduction complements our Flex Focus system that is extremely mobile and flexible and allows up to 4 hours of plug-free imaging.


In addition we are now working with DK Technology to provide an MRI Fusion solution, where biopsies can be taken using either a transperineal ‘template’ or TRUS approach.


We have provided innovative ultrasound for over 30 years, improving patient care worldwide.


Visit www.bkultrasound.com for more information.

MIM Software logo

MIM Software Inc. provides practical imaging solutions in the fields of radiation oncology, radiology, nuclear medicine, neuroimaging, and cardiac imaging. MIM offers solutions for PC and Mac® workstations, as well as mobile iOS and cloud-based platforms. MIM is a privately held company that sells its products globally to imaging centers, hospitals, specialty clinics, research organizations, and pharmaceutical companies.


MIM Symphony™ is an exciting new collaborative platform for prostate cancer diagnosis and management. With no compromise solutions for radiology and urology, both disciplines are able to focus on their specialties while providing each other a wealth of information for accurate diagnosis and staging.

Visit their website for more information.

OSL logo

OSL provides a full range of equipment and solutions for the treatment of cancer using radiation therapy, including patient positioning devices, fiducial markers, software solutions and consumables.


Featured products include:

SpaceOAR® hydrogel; A perirectal hydrogel spacer inserted using a trans-peroneal approach to provide approximately 12mm between the prostate and anterior rectal wall, and naturally absorbed via hydrolysis from 3 to 6 months after insertion.


Watson Elementary®; a fully automated computer-assisted diagnostics tool for the analysis of multi-parametric MR for prostate cancer, which gives you a voxel based prediction of the malignancy grade that directly correlates to the Gleason score. It can be used for Active Surveillance, Biopsy Planning or Focused Radiotherapy Treatment.

Visit their website for more information.

SeeDOS logoSeeDOS Ltd specializes in a range of Radiation Oncology, Urology and General Medical Equipment and Services.


We are also dedicated to providing you with a professional, high quality, accurate, economic, reliable and timely prostate seed implant training and equipment supply, together with other related equipment and services, to assist you in the introduction or continuation of the prostate implant technique at your clinic.


Our new range of prostate biopsy products now include MultiCore Biopsy Needles designed to simplify the taking of multiple prostate biopsies for prostate biopsy mapping..


Visit www.seedos.co.uk for more information.

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As leaders in radiotherapy technology, Varian Medical Systems develop products supporting emerging oncology treatments. As a leader in brachytherapy technologies, Varian offers fully integrated, customizable treatment solutions for both planning and treatment delivery stages with:

  • Afterloaders

VariSource™ iX HDR afterloader and GammaMedplus™ iX HDR/PDR afterloader

  • Treatment planning software

BrachyVision™ brachytherapy treatment planning system, Acuros™ BV advanced dose calculation for brachytherapy, Vitesse™ real time planning for HDR brachytherapy, and VariSeed™ LDR prostate treatment planning system.

  • Applicators and accessories


Varian Medical Systems supports the following brachytherapy techniques:

  • HDR Brachytherapy
  • LDR Brachytherapy
  • PDR Brachytherapy
  • Image Guided Brachytherapy


For more information, please visit www.varian.com/brachytherapy