TITLE

Alternative isotope sources

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/20/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 2, p162
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the proposal concerning the exploration of alternative medical-isotopes sources in Canada. It states that a task force in Canada seeks for alternative isotope production to supply the medical demand in the country following the controversies of the 51-year-old National Research Universal reactor. It also mentions that the shortage of medical isotopes in the country resulted to the cancellation of several medical and diagnostic procedures.
ACCESSION #
36087581

 

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