Radiopharmaceutical Therapy: Strategy for Management to Optimize Patient Care – A Case Report

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Linda Ding, PhD Koren Smith, MS, MBA Matthew Iandoli, MS Fran Laurie, BS Carla Bradford, PhD Salvatore LaRosa, MS Abdulnasser Khalifeh, PhD Fenghong Liu, PhD I-Lin Kuo, PhD Muttasem Razzaq, MS Maryann Bishop-Jodoin, MEd Jacob Wood, BS Julia Hayden, BS Katherine Mackey, BS Yansong Geng, MS Shirin Sioshansi, MD Thomas J. FitzGerald

Abstract

Radiopharmaceutical therapy directly targets radioactive drugs to cancer cells. Incorporating radiopharmaceutical therapy requires quantitative assessment of the radiation dose delivered to the cancer cells and surrounding normal tissue(s). This paper discusses the necessity of tumor and normal tissue dosimetry processes in radiopharmaceutical therapy and strategies to align this therapy within a patient’s care plan. We discuss a process to manage radiopharmaceutical therapy within institutions to ensure dose metrics can be incorporated into the care plan for review by participants in patient care.

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DING, Linda et al. Radiopharmaceutical Therapy: Strategy for Management to Optimize Patient Care – A Case Report. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 4, apr. 2024. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://esmed.org/MRA/mra/article/view/5218>. Date accessed: 27 may 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v12i4.5218.
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