Contingency planning critical to ensuring medical isotope supply

Kondro, Wayne
October 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/7/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 8, p764
Academic Journal
The article reports on the recommendation regarding the timely disclosure of potential disruptions in isotope supply and a valid plan for alternative sources of supply. The problem regarding the isotope supply emerged upon the scrap of plans to replace National Research Universal reactors with a pair of Multipurpose Applied Physics Lattice Experiment reactors. An Ad Hoc Health Experts Working Group on Medical Isotopes urged the development of national isotope distribution plan.


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