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№4' 2007

ONCOLOGY

METHODS OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE IN BREAST CANCER TREATMENT

O. V. SCHERBINA

The role of nuclear medicine techniques in treatment breast cancer is discussed. The methods of diagnosis (radioimmune analysis of tumor markers, mammoscintigraphy, identification of sentinel lymph nodes using radiopharmaceuticals, bone scan) are described. Radionuclide therapy for bone metastases is featured.

Key words: breast, metastases, sentinel lymph nodes, radionuclide diagnosis, radionuclide therapy.

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