TITLE

Molecular radiotherapy -- the radionuclide raffle?

AUTHOR(S)
Gaze, M. N.; Flux, G. D.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
British Journal of Radiology;Dec2010, Vol. 83 Issue 996, p995
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author discusses the efficiency of unsealed radioactive sources for the treatment of cancer and other conditions. The sources include the isotope treatment, unsealed source therapy and the molecular radiotherapy (MRT). With this, it explains thoroughly the lack of place of MRT in the management of cancers despite the extensive high-quality research that underlies it use. Also, the complexity of MRT makes it use not viable to physicians and clinicians.
ACCESSION #
57934369

 

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