Adult Nuclear Medicine offers a full spectrum of nuclear diagnostic and therapeutic services to adult patients. Our Imaging Clinic is comprehensively equipped for radioisotope scanning of the heart, brain, liver, bone, lungs, kidneys and other organs, and provides therapy for thyroid disorders, adrenergic tumors, brain tumors and polycythemia vera.
Adult Nuclear Medicine is also actively engaged in clinical research regarding the diagnostic and therapeutic applications of new radiolabeled compounds, and in oncologic, cardiovascular and neurologic applications of positron emission tomography (PET).
Using radioactive iodine, Nuclear Medicine Therapy evaluates and treats patients who have thyroid cancer and hyperthyroidism. We also treat lymphoma patients with radioimmunotherapy (Bexxar and Zevalin).