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Cyclo and synchro trons help.

  1. Jun 14, 2004 #1
    hi guys, i just signed up 2 min ago. i am a year 11 physics student with a assignment to do. ok, hope you guys can help.

    so the questions is what medical radio isotopes if any do synchro and cyclotrons produce and also;

    what they are used for, and anything else you know.

    thanks man.
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 15, 2004 #2
    A (non exhaustive) list:

    Gallium-67 - soft tissue tumours
    Thallium-201 - real time cardiology
    Indium-111 - bowel disease

    these are the most common, but many more are being investigated.

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