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  • noun physics An isotope of yttrium, 9039Y, that is used in radiotherapy

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  • For example, yttrium-90 microspheres to treat liver cancer are produced by bombarding yttrium-89 with neutrons.

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  • More than three-fourths of hepatocellular carcinoma patients can't have surgery; intra-arterial yttrium-90 gives patients more time, offers minimally invasive treatment An ...

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  • In the study, 291 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma were treated with intra-arterial yttrium-90 microspheres as part of a single-center prospective study.

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  • A new categorical course will examine the most controversial interventional radiology-related studies of the past year? including critical review of the latest advances for topics like vertebroplasty, stroke and yttrium-90 cancer treatments.

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  • TheraSphere is a low toxicity, liver cancer therapy that consists of millions of micro-glass beads containing radioactive yttrium-90.

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  • More than three-fourths of hepatocellular carcinoma patients can't have surgery; intra-arterial yttrium-90 gives patients more time, offers minimally invasive treatment An ... biotechnology company that develops targeted anticancer products using its antibody expertise and bioTheranostics Announces Commercial Availability of Expanded Tumor-Type Database for CancerTYPE ID (R) and the Launch of KRAS Testing

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  • An interventional radiology treatment-the use of intra-arterial yttrium-90 microspheres for liver cancer (also known as hepatocellular carcinoma) - shows promise in prolonging life for many patients with this devastating condition, according to researchers at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 35th Annual Scientific Meeting in Tampa, Fla.

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  • TheraSphere is a low toxicity, liver cancer therapy that consists of millions of micro-glass beads containing radioactive yttrium-90.

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  • Among patients with colorectal cancer that has spread to the liver, treatment of the liver with TheraSphere® (yttrium-90 glass microspheres) appears to provide sustained stabilization of disease.

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  • • Since that time many different radiopharmaceuticals such as strontium-89 chloride, yttrium-90 citrate, rhenium-186 HEDP, samarium-153 EDTMP, tin-177m DTPA, and rhenium-188 HEDP have been investigated.

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