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Use of Yttrium 90 (Y-90) and its effects

Yttrium-90 or Y90is a commonly used isotope in the medical field specially in departments like nuclear medicine and radiation oncology for radiation therapy. This radioisotope is relied upon to provide a prescribed amount of radiation to a targeted area , such as a tumor. One of the most common uses of Y90 is during an internal radiation therapy called radioembolization.

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PRRT Treatment Day Overview

This overview provides the patient and the caregiver a peek at what to expect during a typical PRRT treatment with Lu177 (Lutathera) and it covers the following aspects of a typical PRRT treatment day:

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Lu177 PRRT For Neuroendocrine Tumors (Nets)

PRRT or Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy is a type of Nuclear Medicine Therapy in which a cell-targeting protein or peptide is combined with a small amount of radioactive material that created a special type of radiopharmaceutical known as a Radiopeptide. This radiopeptide is injected into a Neuroendocrine Tumor patient’s bloodstream.

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Lowest Cost of Lu177 PSMA Therapy

For prostate cancer patients who have become refractory to conventional therapy, the department of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging at the Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) in India’s Gurugram is not only one of the World’s most advanced Nuclear Medicine Centre but is also the centre that offers the lowest cost for Lu177 PSMA Therapy.

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