Radioligand Therapy

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Swansea Nuclear Medicine Service

Nuclear Medicine - Radioligand Therapies

Radioligand therapy is an innovative approach to treating certain types of cancer. It delivers radiation to cancer cells in a targeted and precise way, with a minimal effect on healthy cells.

The Radionuclide Therapy service at Singleton Hospital offers therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals to treat a number of different clinical conditions, including:

These radiopharmaceuticals target the area for treatment and utilise alpha or beta radiation for a localised treatment distribution. The most common example of radionuclide therapy is oral radioactive iodine therapy for benign and malignant thyroid conditions.