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Sunday, 31 January 2010 02:45
 A Complementary Solution for Production of Medical Isotope
-  Gordon Edwards - Backcround: Nuclear proponents often point to nuclear medicine as an area where nuclear reactors fuelled with uranium are needed to produce medical isotopes. 

But the use of isotopes in nuclear medicine preceeded the first  nuclear reactors by many decades.  Medical isotopes can be  produced without reactors by using "particle accelerators"  which do not have the safety, radioactive waste and weapons-proliferation problems associated with nuclear reactors.

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Researchers from Sherbrooke succeed in producing technetium 99m with a cyclotron

SHERBROOKE, QC, Jan. 20 /CNW Telbec/ -- Researchers at the 

CHUS's Centre de recherche clinique

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