Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine

Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine

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The recent revolution in molecular biology offers exciting new opportunities for targeted radionuclide therapy. This up-to-date, comprehensive book, written by world-renowned experts, discusses the basic principles of radionuclide therapy, explores in detail the available treatments, explains the regulatory requirements, and examines likely future developments. The full range of clinical applications is considered, including thyroid cancer, hematological malignancies, brain tumors, liver cancer, bone and joint disease, and neuroendocrine tumors. The combination of theoretical background and practical information will provide the reader with all the knowledge required to administer radionuclide therapy safely and effectively in the individual patient. Careful attention is also paid to the role of the therapeutic nuclear physician in coordinating a diverse multidisciplinary team, which is central to the safe provision of treatment.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 21(6):1587a€“1594 Oa#39;Donoghue JA (1997) The response of tumours with Gompertzian growth ... Trindade AA, Brindle JM, Bolch WE (2007) Method for estimating skeletal spongiosa volume and active marrow mass in the ... receptor subtypes SST1-SST5 of somatostatin radiotracers selected for scintigraphic and radiotherapeutic use. ... The link between low-LET dose-response relations and the underlying kinetics of damage production/repair /misrepair.

Title:Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine
Author:Richard P Baum
Publisher:Springer - 2014-08-16


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