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Radiopharmaceuticals

Radiopharmaceuticals or nuclear medicines are unique medical formulations that contain radioisotopes and are used for therapy or diagnosis. These medicines are most commonly used in cancer treatment especially in case of brain and thyroid cancers. They are administered orally as pills, intravenously as injections or interstitially i.e. into a body cavity. They are referred to ..

Cyclone-30, India’s biggest cyclotron facility becomes operational

India’s biggest cyclotron facility “Cyclone-30” has become operational at the Kolkata-based Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC) under the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) for treatment of cancer. The facility produces a 30MeV beam that will be used to produce radioisotopes for medical imaging & diagnosis. The Cyclone-30 is in the first phase of production generating ..

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