- NEO Offers Reference Library
The Nuclear Education Online program
offers a resource library to its students. This library is
now available to the general public on a subscription basis.
Many valuable resources are included.
For more information....
- Cytogen Reacquires Quadramet
Cytogen has reacquired the U.S.
marketing rights for Quadramet for bone pain palliation.
In 1998 Cytogen granted a license to Berlex, a division of
Schering, to sell the product. Schering will continue to
market Quadramet in Europe.
For more information....
- PET Centers Profitable After
- A recent study in the American
Journal of Roentgenology found that PET centers can typically
break even or make money by performing at least two PET scans
per day or approximately 700 scans per year.
For more information...
- International Isotopes
Falls, ID based International Isotopes recently announced that
they will make Lutetium-177 commercially available.
T1/2= 6.75d) is currently being investigated in more than 30
different clinical applications including treatment of colon
cancer, metastatic bone cancer, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, and
International Isotopes Inc. is
obtaining its Lutetium-177 through an agreement put in place
with the University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR).
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Pharmaceutical Federation Meeting in Sydney, Australia
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology; Indianapolis, IN
Chapter Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO
Deadline for APhA
Missouri Valley Chapter Annual
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Mid-Eastern Chapter SNM,
Ocean City, MD
Eastern Great Lakes
Regional SNM Meeting, Los Angeles, CA
Deadline for APhA abstract
APhA Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA
contains a variety of different types and amounts of
naturally occurring radioactive materials.
Although the relatively small quantities of food in
the home contain too little radioactivity for the
latter to be readily detectable, bulk shipments of
food have been known to set off the alarms of
radiation monitors at border crossings. One exception
would be low-sodium salt substitutes that often
contain enough potassium-40 to double the background
count rate of a radiation detector.
A 48 year old woman
presented with hypertension and chest pain. A radionuclide
stress test was ordered for evaluation of possible myocardial
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