Monthly Archives: October 2017

US reactor to make molybdenum-99

The University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR) has unveiled plans to make molybdenum-99….

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University of Alberta cyclotron could meet demand for medical isotopes

Alberta has the potential to become completely self-sufficient in the production of medical isotopes ….

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As Medical Isotope Shortage Looms, Alternative Emerges

A U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NAS) report found the U.S. could be facing severe shortages of the vital medical isotope technetium-99m….

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Britain may produce its own radioactive cancer medicine after Brexit

A British firm is building powerful nuclear machines which could allow the country to rely on its own source of radioactive cancer medicine after Brexit…

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Radioisotope supplies stable but still vulnerable

Positive actions have resulted in more stable supplies of key medical isotopes in 2017 than predicted three years ago….

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