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Lantheus Medical Imaging Announces Agreement with MDS Nordion (MDZ) to Secure Additional Supply of Molybdenum-99 (Mo-99), a Key Medical Isotope



7/8/2010 10:53:44 AM

N. BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc., a worldwide leader in diagnostic medical imaging, today announced that it has signed a new manufacturing and supply agreement with MDS Nordion to purchase molybdenum-99 (Mo-99), the parent isotope of technetium-99m (Tc-99m). Mo-99 is used in Lantheus Medical Imagingā€™s TechneLiteĀ® (Technetium Tc99m Generator) generators, which are sold throughout the world, and which produce Tc-99m, a medical isotope widely used in nuclear medicine imaging.

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