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University of Missouri Research Reactor Now Supplying Iodine-131 for Thyroid Treatment

November 12th, 2018 Editors Nuclear Medicine, Oncology, Public Health, Radiation Oncology, Radiology Medical radioisotopes are widely used in cancer treatment, but their production has been hampered to the point that obtaining them has become a challenge. The lack of Technetium-99m is probably the most widely known, but there’s also a shortage of Iodine-131 (I-131), a radioisotope… Read More »