strontium-89(redirected from Isotopes of strontium)
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strontium-89Radiation oncology A beta-emitting bone-seeking radioisotope–T1⁄2 50.4 days, used to manage pain in Pts with diffuse bone metastases–eg, with end-stage breast or prostate CA for whom pain medication may be ineffective
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