Non-sealed Radioisotope Treatments are unique forms of internal radiation treatments.
Samarium and Strontium are an excellent options for some patients with advanced cancers who suffer from pain due to wide-spread painful bone metastases. To aid in pain conrol, such patients can be treated with injectable radioisotopes.
TheraSphere contains millions of microscopic sized glass beads covered with radioisotope. It has been used to treat primary and metastatic liver cancers by direct injection into hepatic blood vessels.
Radio-iodine in an oral capsule form is the treatment of choice for patients with differentiated thyroid cancer after thyroidectomy.
Bexar and Zevalin are Radio-labelled antibodies for the treatment of patients with CD20 antigen-expressing relapsed or refractory, low-grade, follicular, or transformed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, including patients with Rituximab-refractory non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, who failed other treatments.
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