MEDICAL USES OF ISOTOPES IN IMAGING AND THERAPY: THE FUTURE IS SCINTILLATING
36th Annual CNS Conference - 2016 June 19-22


Presented at:
36th Annual CNS Conference
2016 June 19-22
Location:
Toronto, Canada
Session Title:
Plenary 2A: Innovation in Health and Nuclear Medicine

Authors:
A. Ross (Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine)
  

Abstract

Over the past two decades, clinical use of medical isotopes in Canada has faced challenges related shortages and regulatory practices. Despite this, there have been important advances in the technology and as well number of medical isotopes being used for diagnosis and therapy in nuclear medicine. This has significantly increased the impact of the specialty in patient care. Expanding knowledge and understanding as well as availability promise further increase in the importance of nuclear medicine in delivering personalized medicine in the 21st century.

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