Sirtex is committed to improving the lives of oncology patients around the world.  Please explore the following inspirational patient stories about their treatment journey for Stage IV colon cancer and experience with selective internal radiation therapy.

Heather Bishop

Read Heather Bishop’s Story

When Heather found out about her stage IV colon cancer she was told that her colon wouldn’t kill her, but her liver probably would. Today, Heather believes that without SIR-Spheres® Y-90 resin microspheres, her life would be dramatically different. Read Heather’s inspiring story of how SIRT provided her a chance of living a longer, healthier, and more productive life. Read More


Rachael Wall

Rachael shares an empowering and inspirational story about her journey with stage IV colon cancer that spread to her liver.

Posted: Wednesday 30 September 2015
5 minutes

Nancy Nichols

Colon cancer survivor, Nancy Nichols, shares her treatment journey and the importance of a multidisciplinary team.

Posted: Wednesday 30 September 2015
3 minutes

Eleanor Galbraith

Stage IV colon cancer survivor, Eleanor Galbraith, shares her treatment journey and experience with Y-90 therapy, also known as Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT)

Posted: Wednesday 30 September 2015
2 minutes

Jonathan Easterling

Jonathan shares his treatment journey for Stage IV Colon Cancer and emphasizes the importance of screening and understanding your family’s cancer history.

Posted: Wednesday 30 September 2015
6 minutes

Rachel Aldridge

Rachel talks about her life with bowel cancer, how it spread to the liver and to the lungs. She emphasizes the importance of having a good quality of life and being a mum.

Posted: Wednesday 18 March 2015
5 minutes

Brian Brooks

Brian was diagnosed with bowel cancer and very shortly after that he was told that it had spread to the liver. Unfortunately the liver tumours were inoperable. A little later on he found out about the trials that he was able to take part.

Posted: Wednesday 18 March 2015
4 minutes

Suzanne Lindley

Interview with Suzanne Lindley, a long time survivor of advanced metastatic colorectal cancer and Co-founder and President of YES.

Posted: Thursday 05 June 2014
5 minutes

Gerda Schapers

Interview with Gerda Schapers, a survivor of advanced metastatic colorectal cancer, a member of The Dutch Intestinal Cancer Foundation and a Board member of The Foundation for Image-guided treatment of Cancer.

Posted: Thursday 05 June 2014
5 minutes


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