Radioiodine therapy in Israel
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At Sourasky Medical Center radioactive iodine therapy is conducted by professional physicians in the Oncology Department. This procedure utilizes targeted medicine intake that eradicates cancerous cells.
Doctors thoroughly calculate the quantity of iodine that will be administered into a patient’s body. Depending on the condition, a patient which undergoes the procedure might be required to stay in the Medical Center up to 1 week.
Iodine used in this therapy decays quickly, affecting only the thyroid. Within a week, a person after therapy has no traces of radiation exposure.
Oncologists perform radioactive iodine therapy in the Oncology Department of Assuta Clinic. Specialists carefully measure medicine quantity, taking into account patient’s numerous tests and exams.
Radioiodine therapy has been the most effective option for thyroid cancer treatment. This technology has proven to be one of the most effective and safe treatment methods. With contemporary diagnostic tools and auxiliary drugs, radiation exposure is easily endured by patients. In most cases, patient’s body gets rid of radioactive traces within 2 weeks after the procedure.
At Rambam Medical Center oncologists perform radioactive iodine therapy in the Oncological Center. Physicians thoroughly measure iodine dose to provide the safest and effective treatment.
Radioactive therapy has shown impressive results in eradicating cancerous cells in the thyroid. Particular features of this gland prevent iodine from spreading through the body of a patient.
Depending on the case, various quantities of iodine may be administered. Still, even the highest doses don’t bear exposure-related side effects.