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MDS Nordion Launches Improved TheraSphere(R) Administration System for Physicians
Date:3/9/2009

t of Radiation Oncology, Sylvester Cancer Center, Miller School of Medicine at University of Miami Hospital said that TheraSphere(R) is the result of cutting-edge, advanced technology allowing incorporation of radiation-emitting Yttrium into glass microbeads. This advanced technology is providing physicians with an array of new tools with which to treat cancers.

"The improvements made to the administration system will make delivering TheraSphere(R) much easier and far more efficient and is an exciting development (for the medical community)," noted Dr. Wahab.

About Primary Liver Cancer

Primary liver cancer is on the rise. Statistics from the American Cancer Society for 2007, the latest year for which statistics are available, predicted the diagnosis of more than 19,000 new cases of primary liver cancers in the United States with over 16,000 deaths. These numbers are expected to continue to grow in the coming years.

About TheraSphere(R)

TheraSphere(R) is a low toxicity, liver cancer therapy which consists of millions of micro-glass beads containing radioactive yttrium-90. The product is injected by physicians into the main artery of the patient's liver through a catheter which allows the treatment to be delivered directly to the tumour via blood vessels. Unlike chemotherapy, it has fewer side effects. Patients rarely experience the nausea and vomiting usually associated with high-dose, systemic chemotherapies. The TheraSphere(R) treatment can generally be administered on an outpatient basis and does not usually require an overnight hospital stay. TheraSphere(R), 100% reimbursed by Medicare and many commercial health insurers, is approved in the U.S. as a Humanitarian Device for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma, also referred to as primary liver cancer, and is now approved for patients who also have partial or branch portal vein thrombosis and who are identified as suitable
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