Sirtex Medical (SRX)
Sirtex Medical Limited is a medical device company. The company develops and markets device for oncology treatments. Its SIR – Spheres microsphere is a medical device is a medical device used in selected internal radiation therapy for liver tumours, which contains radioactive yttrium – 90, Sirtex Medical uses small particle technology to develop the products. Its microspheres are injected into the main artery that supplies live tumours. The company offers microspheres with 32 microns of median diameter. SIR-Spheres microspheres are used in primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma) and secondary liver cancer (metastatic liver cancer), where the tumour has originated from another part of the body but has spread to the liver. It conducts research to develop products for patients with colorectal cancer. The company markets products in the Asia – Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas.