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Radioiodine Therapy for Thyroid Cancer

By |2021-07-30T13:36:13+03:00June 15th, 2014|Radionuclide Therapy|

Radioiodine Therapy for Thyroid Cancer is a radiation therapy in which radioactive iodine is administered to destroy or ablate residual thyroid tissue remaining after thyroidectomy. ❰❰ PATIENTS INSTRUCTIONS • This procedure requires an administration of a radioactive material. • If there is a possibility that you

90Y Ibritumomab tiuxetan (Zevalin®)

By |2021-07-30T13:34:39+03:00June 3rd, 2014|Radionuclide Therapy|

Radioimmunotherapy is a new form of therapy that uses monoclonal antibodies in the treatment of patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). In this form of therapy, the monoclonal antibodies are labelled with a radionuclide. The monoclonal antibodies carry the radionuclide highly selectively to the malignant cells. The beta radiation the radionuclide emits then destroys

Bone Pain (Palliation)

By |2021-07-30T13:34:09+03:00June 3rd, 2014|Radionuclide Therapy|

The bone-seeking radiopharmaceuticals such as Strontium-89, Samarium-153, and Rhenium-186 have many benefits of reducing pain and analgesic requirements.They can improve the quality of life, reduce lifetime radiotherapy requirements and management costs, and slow the progression of painful metastatic lesions. ❰❰ PATIENTS INSTRUCTIONS • This procedure requires

Radioiodine Therapy for Hyperthyroidism

By |2021-07-30T13:31:59+03:00May 16th, 2014|Radionuclide Therapy|

Radioiodine Therapy for Hyperthyroidism is the curative treatment of choice in most cases. This treatment is the easiest and safest means of cure where overactive thyroid is due to Graves' disease or an overactive thyroid nodule. ❰❰ PATIENTS INSTRUCTIONS • This procedure requires an administration of

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