Prostate cancer radium 223

Austria, Europe
EANM, European Association of Nuclear Medicine

European Association of Nuclear Medicine: At an advanced stage prostate cancer frequently leads to bone metastases which may result in pain, fractures, and disability and are associated with a poor prognosis. Recently a major breakthrough has been achieved which is about to improve the patients’ situation, as Prof. Markus Luster, expert of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), points out: “Radium-223- dichloride is the first bone-targeted drug that not only alleviates symptoms but also prolongs the life expectancy of these patients.


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