UVA Today: “A Gold-Standard Cancer Treatment Is In Decline, And Money May Be Why”

Dr. Timothy Showalter, a radiation oncologist, led the study on why a potentially life-saving treatment for cervical cancer was being less utilized. (Photo by Josh Barney, UVA Health System) “The evidence is clear: Cervical cancer is best treated with brachytherapy, a...

The Beginnings of a Brachytherapy Renaissance? Isoray’s 2017 Year In Review

Will 2017 be remembered as the beginning of a brachytherapy renaissance? While much remains to be done in clinician education and patient advocacy, newly published data and patient engagement were high points for the Isoray team. A trove of new evidence demonstrates...

Nasdaq Market Site Interview with Tom LaVoy, Chairman and CEO, November 26, 2017

From the Nasdaq market site in Times Square, Isoray CEO Tom Lavoy recently spoke with Jane King, LilaMax Media CEO.

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...

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Sex After Brachytherapy

Following many prostate cancer treatment options, sexual recovery takes time. Many men experience difficulty having and maintaining an erection, and orgasm feels qualitatively different. However, for prostate cancer survivor Dave Ricordati, these negative side effects are absent after brachytherapy treatment.

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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Sex After Brachytherapy

Following many prostate cancer treatment options, sexual recovery takes time. Many men experience difficulty having and maintaining an erection, and orgasm feels qualitatively different. However, for prostate cancer survivor Dave Ricordati, these negative side effects are absent after brachytherapy treatment.

Leading Prostate Cancer Patient Advocacy in Georgia

How the Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition is impacting the lives of >13,000 men in the state of Georgia annually. Georgia ranks #4 in the country for deaths from prostate cancer (per capita basis). That is a startling statistic that is all too real for the men, and...

Industry Insights from the 26th Annual Perspectives in Urology

Last month, industry and clinical leaders in the field of urology gathered for the 26th Annual Perspectives in Urology conference and program. Isoray’s Brian Berry shares his insights from the event. The conference, dubbed “Point | Counterpoint,” was my first...

Why Cesium?

There are three different isotopes that can be used in brachytherapy: iodine-125, palladium-103, and Cesium-131. Dr. Brian Moran of the Chicago Prostate Center recently shared why Cesium-131 is his preferred isotope for treatment of prostate cancer. Here are his...

(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...