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Report warns of shortages to Mo-99 supply in U.S.

David T. Drummond ⎜Sep 15, 2016 ⎜ Industry

“This is a period of profound change for the Mo-99 supply network that is key to our industry.” РDavid Drummond, Managing Director and Founder of isoSolutions.

By Wayne Forrest, www.auntminnie.comoriginal link

September 13, 2016 — Supplies of a key radioisotope used in nuclear cardiology scans could be disrupted next month when a Canadian nuclear reactor begins shutting down. U.S. healthcare providers could be left scrambling for new sources of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) until other suppliers are able to step in and fill the void. (more…)