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Worldwide Shortage of Isotopes for Medical Imaging Could Threaten Quality of Patient Care, Los Alamos National Laboratory Reveals


8/23/2010 7:12:51 AM

ScienceDaily (Aug. 22, 2010) — Twenty million medical scans and treatments are done each year that require radioactive isotopes and scientists are now describing a global shortage of these life-saving materials that could jeopardize patient care and drive-up health care costs.

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