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Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear Medicine Testing is often the best early-warning system for certain kinds of heart disease, thyroid disease, tumors and bone changes. It involves the use of radioactive materials in safe amounts to help identify and treat these and other diseases and disorders. The material used is given in tiny quantities resulting in very low exposure to radiation. The drugs also lose most of their radioactivity in hours or days, and are usually eliminated quickly from the body.

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