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Cyclotron - a safer way to produce medical isotopes

2018 22 May

Canada’s Chalk River Nuclear Reactor, one of two major producers in the world of technetium-99m (the major medical isotope used for diagnostic procedures), closed down last March. To help counter the facility's closure and prevent isotope supply disruption, University of Alberta scientists have taken a critical step towards producing technetium-99m... Read more