Ground-Breaking Researcher and Leading Brain Tumor Surgeon Cites Strong Clinical Value of Cesium-131 Brachytherapy

In the past decade we’ve seen several prominent figures afflicted with Glioblastomas, highly malignant brain tumors comprised of astrocytes (star-shaped cells), that compromise the supportive tissue of the brain. While these high-profile cases have raised awareness of...

Pioneer in Salvage Brachytherapy Shares Insight on Best Practices for Treatment

Dr. Edward Soffen, the physician who recently unveiled ground-breaking research demonstrating the effectiveness of brachytherapy in salvage procedures, shared his thoughts on how best to ensure a successful execution of this highly effective treatment in the fight...

Hard Evidence: The Clinical Case for Brachytherapy Treating Intermediate- and High-Risk Prostate Cancer

Dr. Bradley Prestidge is the Medical Director of the Bon Secours Cancer Institute at DePaul Medical Center in Norfolk, Virginia. He has a deep and extensive background with brachytherapy, using the treatment to overcome prostate, breast, gynecologic and head and neck...

WKYT: “Lexington cancer doctor saving women’s lives”

Cesium-131 Brachytherapy pioneer, Dr. Jonathan Feddock was recently featured by WKYT, leading the fight against recurrent gynecologic cancer. “It's estimated every six minutes in this country, a doctor diagnoses a woman with gynecologic cancer or cancer of the...

IsoRay CEO Thomas LaVoy Talks The Future Of Cesium-131 Brachytherapy With The Wall Street Transcript

The Wall Street Transcipt recently sat with IsoRay CEO Thomas LaVoy to gain insights into the company's isotope used in brachytherapy, the patient experience, and the future of Cesium-131 in additional markets. IsoRay, Inc. (NYSEMKT: ISR) THOMAS LAVOY is Chairman of...

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(No) Incontinence After Brachytherapy

One side effect of many prostate cancer treatment options is possible incontinence. Removing the prostate through surgery or weakening it during external beam radiation disrupts the way urine is held in the bladder- resulting in leakage. Dr. Brian Moran of the Chicago...

Cs-131 is a favorable isotope for use across a wide range of tumors and its dose distribution properties facilitate easy calculation and use in the clinic. Dr. Voichita Bar-Ad

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(No) Incontinence After Brachytherapy

One side effect of many prostate cancer treatment options is possible incontinence. Removing the prostate through surgery or weakening it during external beam radiation disrupts the way urine is held in the bladder- resulting in leakage. Dr. Brian Moran of the Chicago...

Silence is deadly

How The Silent Killer Documentary is acting as a platform to discuss prostate cancer health and the deadly consequences of avoiding regular exams. “I was diagnosed at 46 and the cancer had already spread, was already advanced and inoperable. Had I gone and gotten...

The importance of prostate cancer support networks

Prostate cancer survivor John Aguzino and his daughter Celeste discuss his prostate cancer treatment journey and the importance of prostate cancer support networks. The importance of support networks for men undergoing treatment for prostate cancer can not be...

Prostate Cancer Survivor, Dave Ricordati, Tells His Story

Like many men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, Dave knew very little about the prostate, what his diagnosis would entail, and most importantly, his options for treatment.

Due to his experience, with his treatment behind him and PSA levels normalized, he takes every chance he can get to talk to men who have been newly diagnosed with prostate cancer. “I think that is what I can do best for men: let them know my experience,” says Dave. “Be informed, have the facts, and then they can make their own decision.”

WKYT: “Lexington cancer doctor saving women’s lives”

Cesium-131 Brachytherapy pioneer, Dr. Jonathan Feddock was recently featured by WKYT, leading the fight against recurrent gynecologic cancer. “It's estimated every six minutes in this country, a doctor diagnoses a woman with gynecologic cancer or cancer of the...