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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_medicine

Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty involving the application of radioactive substances in .... In some centers, the nuclear medicine scans can be superimposed, using ... Radionuclide therapy can be used to treat conditions such as ...

www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=gennuclear

In many centers, nuclear medicine images can be superimposed with ... of radioactive material to treat cancer and other medical conditions affecting the thyroid ...

www.cdc.gov/nceh/radiation/nuclear_medicine.htm

Mar 10, 2014 ... Examples of diseases treated with nuclear medicine procedures are ... However, exposure to too much radiation can quickly damage organs or ...

interactive.snm.org/docs/whatisnucmed2.pdf

Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty that is used to diagnose and treat diseases .... cancers (lymphomas) and it can treat bone pain that is a result of cancer.

snmmi.files.cms-plus.com/docs/PET_PROS/NuclearMedicine.pdf

diagnostic imaging and treatment tools that present physicians with a detailed view of ... Molecular imaging/nuclear medicine specialists can safely, effectively.

snmmi.files.cms-plus.com/Fahey_PAAB_Risk_May2012_final.pdf

Nuclear medicine therapy uses larger amounts of radiation to treat ... Can be used to treat disease without surgery ... Do nuclear medicine tests involve ionizing.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK11475

Nuclear medicine imaging non-invasively provides functional information at the ... normal and disease-related states of tissue function and response to treatment. ... In addition, the test can predict a patient's risk for further cardiac disease (e.g., ...

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Molecular imaging includes the field of nuclear medicine, which uses very small ... Nuclear medicine can also be used to treat certain types of cancer and other ...

www.world-nuclear.org/information-library/non-power-nuclear-applications/radioisotopes-research/radioisotopes-in-medicine.aspx

Dec 28, 2016 ... Radiotherapy can be used to treat some medical conditions, especially cancer, using radiation to weaken or destroy particular targeted cells.