IsoRay (ISR) Builds on Conference Momentum

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- IsoRay (ISR) is rallying for its third consecutive day as positive sentiment surrounding the company's participation in a major medical conference gains momentum.

By midafternoon, shares had added 5.1% to $3.28. Since the beginning of the year, the stock has exploded 558%.

Trading volume of 19.6 million shares had exceeded its three-month daily average of 13.2 million.

From Thursday to Saturday, the radioisotope specialist will host a booth at the Annual Meeting of the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) in San Diego.

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In addition, IsoRay's Cesium-131 will feature in five separate panels where prominent specialists will discuss their experiences. Cesium-131 is a method of concentrating radiation in cancer treatment.

"Management believes that all studies will show exceptional results realized in all areas of the body where Cesium-131, or the physics associated with Cesium-131, was used," said CEO Dwight Babcock in a statement.

"With the ongoing publication of positive study results like these, the medical community is becoming increasingly aware of the innovative alternative our Cesium-131 products offer to cancer patients," he continued.

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