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What is skeletal targeted radiotherapy?
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Fancy wording
Sounds like a way to explain why using a radioactive isotope of an element that chemically looks like calcium, the hardening mineral in bones.
Strontium, samarium, and most recently, radium fit this bill well. Each isotopes vary in the energy and range of dose distribution, and the conjugating agents, toxicty and costs vary as well.

In brief: Fancy wording
Sounds like a way to explain why using a radioactive isotope of an element that chemically looks like calcium, the hardening mineral in bones.
Strontium, samarium, and most recently, radium fit this bill well. Each isotopes vary in the energy and range of dose distribution, and the conjugating agents, toxicty and costs vary as well.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. R. Scott Anderson
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Myeloma treatment
It is a therapy designed to treat malignant cells in the bone marrow by linking radioactive holmium ho166 to an agent that localized to bone.

In brief: Myeloma treatment
It is a therapy designed to treat malignant cells in the bone marrow by linking radioactive holmium ho166 to an agent that localized to bone.
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
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