Isotope Therapy For Bone Metastases

  • Susan E. M. Clarke


Therapy using radioactive labelled tracer molecules is at present an area of considerable interest and research. The principle of using a tracer molecule to target radiotherapy to a tumour has been well established with the use of iodine-131 in the treatment of follicular thyroid cancer and phosphorus-32 to treat polycythaemia rubra vera (Seidlin et al. 1946; O’Mara 1978).


Bone Metastasis Linear Energy Transfer Medullary Thyroid Cancer Follicular Thyroid Cancer Beta Emitter 
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