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FOR WHICH CANCER TYPES
could be the best solutions for many cancer treatments in some cases, including:
How Does it Work?
Radiopharmaceuticals are molecules developed as diagnostic and/or therapeutic agents based on drugs labeled with radioactive atoms and injected as a drug to patients. When these molecules are developed as pairs for diagnosis and therapy in the same disease, they are called Radiotheranostic pairs.
For each pathology, specific ligands can be associated with receptors from the targeted cells. This can be converted in a that will carry a radioactive to this target. Depending on the type of emitted (rays or particles) the ( ) will act as a , i.e. an (diagnosis) agent emitting a signal from the target-bound tissue OR a drug, i.e. a therapeutic agent destroying the targeted cells.
• For each pathology, specific ligands can be associated with receptors from the targeted cells
• This can be converted in a that will carry a radioactive to this target
Precisely target a biological entity that is specific for one tissue, one type of cell or one organ (e.g. a tumor cell).
Depending on the type of emitted(rays or particles) the ( ) will act as:
- A , i.e. an (diagnosis) agent emitting a signal from the target-bound tissue OR
- A drug, i.e. a therapeutic agent destroying the targeted cells
• Destroy cancer cells with minimum damage to healthy tissues
• Potential to reduce the risk of side effects
• May improve the quality of life during and after treatment
• Alternative option for recurrent disease
• Conditions where conventional has reached its limit
Guidelines to start treatment
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