internal radiation therapy


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internal radiation therapy

Brachytherapy, see there.
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For internal radiation therapy, the patient goes to the hospital to have the radioactive materials implanted and stays in the hospital for a few days.
Another type of internal radiation therapy uses unsealed radioactive sources.
We are continuing to develop our operations and availability in the Americas region so that more patients have access to Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) using SIR-Spheres microspheres when they need it most.
In the past, patients with inoperable liver tumors in Latin America have had few options and Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) has not been available.
Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT), also known as radioembolization, is a novel technology for inoperable liver cancer that delivers doses of radiation directly to the site of tumors.
This is the largest, most comprehensive study to date evaluating the use of Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) in liver metastases from colorectal cancer," said Dr.
IsoRay is also the exclusive manufacturer of Cesium-131, which represents one of the most important advancements in internal radiation therapy in 20 years.
IsoRay's pioneering brachytherapy treatment, Cesium-131, will share center stage with the GliaSite[R] internal radiation therapy system at the meeting.
The pioneering brachytherapy treatment represents one of the most important advancements in internal radiation therapy in 20 years.
We have already seen the importance of Cesium-131 internal radiation therapy seeds in effecting survivability and quality of life in the treatment of cancers throughout the body.
This innovative technology allows physicians to treat more patients than ever before with brachytherapy or internal radiation therapy.
The system's balloon catheter is an innovative technology that allows physicians to treat more patients than ever before with brachytherapy or internal radiation therapy.

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