Nordion's Targeted Therapies segment is focused on the targeted treatment of cancer. TheraSphere® is used in the treatment of inoperable liver cancer, and consists of millions of tiny glass beads containing radioactive yttrium-90 delivered to liver tumors.
TheraSphere®: An Innovative Treatment for Liver Cancer
NEWS – May 23, 2013:
Nordion Enters into Agreement to Divest Targeted Therapies Business to BTG plc
Nordion is the global expert in the design, construction, and maintenance of commercial gamma sterilization systems. We are also the world's leading supplier of cobalt-60, the isotope producing gamma radiation required to destroy micro-organisms.
Gamma Centre of Excellence: Irradiation Services, Sterilization Science and Training
Applications and Markets
Nordion is a world leader in medical isotope processing, packaging and delivery. With our innovative approach to medicine, and working with global partners, we help improve the health and well-being of millions of people around the world.