Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Theragenics Corporation®, a Delaware corporation formed in 1981, is a medical device company serving the surgical products and cancer treatment markets, operating in two business segments. The terms “Company”, “we”, “us”, or “our” mean Theragenics Corporation and all entities included in our consolidated financial statements. Our surgical products business manufactures, markets and sells disposable devices primarily utilized in certain surgical procedures. Our brachytherapy seed business manufactures, performs custom loading, markets, and sells radioactive “seeds” primarily utilized in the treatment of early stage prostate cancer. “Custom loading” refers to loading and packaging the seeds into custom needles, strands or other packaged configurations as prescribed by the healthcare provider administering the treatment. We have performed custom loading of seeds since 1999. At the present time, both of our segments do business primarily in the United States. ... More ...