Radioactive Microspheres Help Keep Colorectal Cancer in Check

When radioactive beads are injected into the artery feeding the livers of colorectal cancer patients, the time before liver tumors get worse increases, as well as the time to overall cancer progression in the body. In a process called radioembolization, resin beads loaded with yttrium-90, a radioactive isotope, are injected directly to the  large artery leading…  Read More