Radioclide Therapy

I-131 Thyroid Cancer Ablation Therapy

Doctors use this therapy to destroy and remove cancer cells and tissue from a patient’s thyroid organ. This therapy is typically used after a thyroidectomy, surgery to remove the thyroid.

1-131 Hyperthyroid Therapy

When a thyroid is overly active doctors sometimes use this therapy to reduce the amount of hormone to normal levels. This therapy reduces the size of the thyroid organ. Reducing the size of the organ reduces the amount of hormones it produces.

SM-153 Quadramet Bone Metastases-Pain Palliative Therapy

Doctors use this therapy to manage chronic pain. This therapy is used to treat the symptoms of cancer, it does not treat cancer.

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