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Noun1.iodine-125 - light radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 60 days; used as a tracer in thyroid studies and as a treatment for hyperthyroidism
radioisotope - a radioactive isotope of an element; produced either naturally or artificially
atomic number 53, I, iodin, iodine - a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)
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Contract notice: Supply of iodine-125 seeds to the Radiation Oncology Service of the Reina Sofa University Hospital (CCA.
The seeds are then activated in a reactor, pumping up the Xenon to Iodine-125.
A method for calibrating iodine-125 seeds in terms of exposure has been established.
5 million we raised in our IPO has been dedicated to the research, development and commercialization of our I-Plant(TM) Iodine-125 radioactive seed for the treatment of prostate cancer.
In June, FDA approved the company's first medical product, implantable metal seeds containing iodine-125 for treating prostate-cancer patients.
Prior information notice without call for competition: The supply of iodine-125 prostate brachytherapy seeds with associated equipment and consumables.
Attention initially focused on radioactive iodine-125 as the cascade source, but that can damage any other rapidly growing tissue.
Contract notice: Provision of Iodine-125 Prostate Brachytherapy.