Targeted Radionuclide Therapy

Publication Year: 2010

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Speer, Tod W.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-179693-4

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This book represents a comprehensive amalgamation of the radiation physics, chemistry, radiobiology, tumor models, and clinical data for targeted radionuclide therapy.

Radioimmunotherapy, also known as systemic targeted radiation therapy, uses antibodies, antibody fragments, or compounds as carriers to guide radiation to the targets. It is a topic rapidly increasing in importance and success in treatment of cancer patients. This text outlines the current challenges and provides a glimpse at future directions. With significant advances in cell biology and molecular engineering, many targeting constructs are now available that will safely deliver these highly cytotoxic radionuclides in a targeted fashion.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Speer, Tod W.
ISBN: 978-0-78-179693-4
Specialty:
Radiology
Oncology
Internal Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 608
Illustrations: 110
Year: 2010

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