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New Cancer Treatment Making a Difference for Patients

SIR-Spheres treat liver tumors with radiation while protecting healthy tissue

Radiation can kill cancerous tumors, but can also be harmful to surrounding healthy tissue. A new treatment, now available through Carilion Clinic and Blue Ridge Cancer Care, uses microscopic radioactive beads that travel through the blood stream and get stuck in the tumor, delivering radiation only where its needed.

 

Learn more about SIR-Spheres, and how the treatment is making a difference for patients in our area in this news report from WDBJ.
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