Society of Nuclear Medicine

The Society of Nuclear Medicine, (SNM) was formed in 1954 and located in Reston, Virginia. The Society has 16,000 members strong comprised of physicians and scientists. A separate section is geared towards professional radiologists. SNM publishes the Journal of Nuclear Medicine, and the Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology. In recent years the society has increased its focus on molecular imaging. The Society promotes research, innovation, understanding, education and current information on the entire field of nuclear medicine. Membership is open to the international community.

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Radioactive skin patch can treat cancer

A new study shows that a radioactive skin patch can safely and successfully treat basal cell carcinoma, one of the most common types of skin cancers, according to researchers at the SNM's 56th Annual Meeting. The skin patch, ...

dateJun 15, 2009 in Cancer
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Cyclotrons could alleviate medical isotope shortage

The most widely used medical radioisotope, Technetium-99m (Tc-99m), is essential for an estimated 70,000 medical imaging procedures that take place daily around the world. Aging reactors, production intermittencies and threats ...

dateJun 07, 2010 in Other
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Molecular imaging detects recurrent prostate cancer

Findings of a clinical trial reported at SNM's 57th Annual Meeting indicate that a new molecular imaging agent could improve diagnosis of recurrent prostate cancer and determine the best possible course of treatment for patients.

dateJun 07, 2010 in Cancer
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Molecular imaging helps predict breast cancer survival

Research introduced at SNM's 57th Annual Meeting is expanding molecular imaging's role in determining the best course of treatment for recurring breast cancer patients, while offering a means of evaluating certain therapies ...

dateJun 07, 2010 in Cancer
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Unlocking mysteries of the brain with PET

Inflammatory response of brain cells—as indicated by a molecular imaging technique—could tell researchers more about why certain neurologic disorders, such as migraine headaches and psychosis in schizophrenic patients, ...

dateOct 30, 2009 in Medical research
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