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Question: Thyroid Cancer and Isotopes, Help!

 whatsername89 - Tue Oct 25, 2005 9:05 pm

Why does treatment say that the isotope I131 is the one to use. Why not the other ones? Do they not work well with our body or what? How does it work? I know it has to do with gamma rays or something like that.

 Nurse Owens - Mon Nov 07, 2005 11:17 pm

There is medical protocol as to which treatments work best with each disease.
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