Gallium-67

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Purpose

A gallium scan of the lungs can help to diagnose of a variety of lung diseases and infections and also used as a follow-up test for patients who have been diagnosed or treated for cancer.

Benefits

  • Excellent tumor screening and imaging agent
  • Energy works with all nuclear medicine
  • Concentrates at the site inflammation
  • Lower cost in relation to Fluorine-18 FDG