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Noun1.radiochemist - a chemist who specializes in nuclear chemistry
chemist - a scientist who specializes in chemistry
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Dr Mike Carroll, radiochemist at Newcastle University, said: "It allows us to target the condition more accurately as we can see the cancer a lot clearer and each patient is treated for their individual needs.
By comparison, PET scanners are not as common, and to use PET as a functional imaging technique for cognitive processes, it is necessary to have a cyclotron and a radiochemist nearby.
Neither is practiced by the radiochemist, but by the environmental chemist and the organic chemist, each of whom can learn the problems of working with radioactive nuclides.