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which types of radiation are involved in radionuclide therapy and how are they produced?

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Dr. Sri Sundararaman
Radiation Oncology 28 years experience
Briefly: To summarize, types of radiation: alpha, beta, gamma/xray, neutrons. Some are naturally occurring while others are produced in nuclear reactors (ir-192, tl-201), generators (tc-99m), cyclotrons (f-18).

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Last updated Jun 11, 2015

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