radioactive drug

radioactive drug

NIHspeak Any substance defined as a drug in §201(b)(1) of the Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act that exhibits spontaneous disintegration of unstable nuclei with the emission of nuclear particles or photons [21 CFR 310.3(n)]
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Letter of Announcement: Vestfold Hospital v / nuclear medicine department needs SteriPET, a radioactive drug.
A radiopharmaceutical is a radioactive drug used in diagnostics as well as in the treatment of certain medical problems/diseases.
Now, thanks to a grant from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charity, the treatment, which sees a radioactive drug that targets cancer cells injected, is available in our city.
A PET-CT scan combines a CT scan - which takes pictures from all around the body and uses a computer to put them together - and a PET scan - which uses a very small amount of an injected radioactive drug to show structures in the body - into one scan.
National Laboratory have teamed up to tackle ovarian cancer with a new radioactive drug.
With the RIGS technology, the patient is injected prior to surgery with Neoprobe's low-energy radioactive drug that targets cancer cells.
Contract award: radioactive drug purchases in 2014.
We have a thorough process in place to provide institutions with assistance in DEA-controlled substance registration, imaging equipment set-up, and personnel training for radioactive drug handling and patient imaging protocols," said Quinn.
With the RIGS technology, the patient is injected with Neoprobe's low-energy radioactive drug that targets cancer cells prior to surgery.
The RIGS system works by injecting a patient prior to surgery with Neoprobe's low-energy radioactive drug that targets cancer cells.
Prior to surgery, the patient is injected with Neoprobe's low-energy radioactive drug that targets cancer cells.