Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy for cancer - MBS item (35404)

The following MBS item is included in this clinical category.

35404
Dosimetry, handling and injection of sir-Spheres for selective internal radiation therapy of hepatic metastases which are secondary to colorectal cancer and are not suitable for resection or ablation, used in combination with systemic chemotherapy using 5-fluorouracil (5fu) and leucovorin, not being a service to which item 35317, 35319, 35320 or 35321 applies The procedure must be performed by a specialist or consultant physician recognised in the specialties of nuclear medicine or radiation oncology on an admitted patient in a hospital. to be claimed once in the patient's lifetime only.

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