Press Releases

19 Oct 2016

First patient in Malaysia receives TheraSphere™ radioembolisation therapy

BTG plc (LSE: BTG), an international specialist healthcare company, today announced that the first patient in Malaysia was treated with TheraSphere™ – a transarterial radioembolisation (TARE) therapy, which targets primary liver cancer and metastatic colorectal cancer with a powerful dose of radiation while minimising exposure to healthy tissue.

9 Sep 2016

BTG launches BETA™ Radiation Safety Programme, to reduce the risk of ra...

BTG plc (LSE: BTG), an international specialist healthcare company, today announced the launch of the BETA™ Radiation Safety Programme, a new initiative designed to reduce the risk of radiation exposure when performing selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) with Y90 microspheres. Developed in collaboration with global experts, including Professor Jacob Kamen of the Mount Sinai Medical Center, the βETA™ Radiation Safety Programme analyses current practise and exposure risk, and provides recommendations to improve safety for healthcare professionals and patients.

26 Jan 2016

First Patients in South Korea Receive TheraSphere® Radioemboli...

BTG plc (LSE: BTG), the specialist healthcare company, today announced the first treatment of patients in South Korea with TheraSphere® – a treatment for primary liver cancer and metastatic colorectal cancer that delivers powerful radiation to tumour cells and minimises the exposure to healthy tissue.

12 Oct 2015

BTG and MIRADA collaborate to develop dosimetry software solutions to optimis...

BTG plc (LSE: BTG), a global specialist healthcare company and Mirada Medical Ltd, a medical imaging software company, today announced an important collaboration to develop dosimetry software solutions to optimise radioembolisation therapy with TheraSphere®.

10 Jun 2015

First Patient in Singapore Treated with TheraSphere® Radioembolization Th...

BTG plc (LSE: BTG), the specialist healthcare company, today announced the treatment of the first patient in Singapore with TheraSphere®, a treatment for primary liver cancer and metastatic colorectal cancer, specifically engineered to deliver powerful doses of radiation to the tumour while minimising exposure to normal tissue.

6 May 2014

BTG becomes a major supporter of ESIRonline, CIRSE’s online educational...

BTG and the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE), are pleased to announce that BTG has become a major supporter of ESIRonline, CIRSE’s extensive database of educational materials on interventional radiology.

30 Jul 2013

TheraSphere® Recommended by the National Institute for Health ...

BTG plc, today announces that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued guidance recommending the use of Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT), which includes TheraSphere®, for patients with liver cancer across the NHS.

15 Jul 2013

BTG PLC announce the completion of acquisition of Therasphere®

On 23 May 2013, BTG plc (BTG), the specialist healthcare company, announced that it had entered into an agreement to buy the Targeted Therapies division of Nordion, Inc. (the Acquisition).

23 May 2013

BTG PLC proposed acquisition of Therasphere®

BTG plc is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to buy the Targeted Therapies division of Nordion, Inc.