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Iodine-131 (131I), also called radioiodine (though many other radioactive isotopes of this element are known), is an important radioisotope of iodine. It has a radioactive decay half life of about eight days. Its uses are mostly medical and pharmaceutical.
VBL commences two studies to evaluate efficacy, safety of VB-111 in advanced cancers

VBL commences two studies to evaluate efficacy, safety of VB-111 in advanced cancers

Probactive Biotech, Dalat Nuclear Research Institute enter agreement to co-develop cancer drugs

Probactive Biotech, Dalat Nuclear Research Institute enter agreement to co-develop cancer drugs

Immunomedics reports encouraging results from TF2 Phase I studies for colorectal cancer

Immunomedics reports encouraging results from TF2 Phase I studies for colorectal cancer

AACE, AME and ETA jointly publish guidelines for diagnosis and management of thyroid nodules

AACE, AME and ETA jointly publish guidelines for diagnosis and management of thyroid nodules

GSK updates long-term survival data of BEXXAR Therapeutic Regimen for Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

GSK updates long-term survival data of BEXXAR Therapeutic Regimen for Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Revised Management Guidelines for diagnosing and treating thyroid cancer released

Revised Management Guidelines for diagnosing and treating thyroid cancer released

Pazopanib shows promise for aggressive thyroid cancer

Pazopanib shows promise for aggressive thyroid cancer

Monoclonal antibody cancer therapy

Monoclonal antibody cancer therapy

Molecular imaging enables earlier, individualized treatment of thyroid cancer

Molecular imaging enables earlier, individualized treatment of thyroid cancer

Discovery of molecule that targets brain tumors

Discovery of molecule that targets brain tumors

Thyroid cancer drug given expanded approval by FDA

Thyroid cancer drug given expanded approval by FDA

FDA tightens potency specifications to ensure thyroid drugs last

FDA tightens potency specifications to ensure thyroid drugs last

Percutaneous ethanol injection helps manage bone metastasis in thyroid cancer patients

Percutaneous ethanol injection helps manage bone metastasis in thyroid cancer patients

In vivo tumor targeting and radionuclide imaging with self-assembled nanoparticles

In vivo tumor targeting and radionuclide imaging with self-assembled nanoparticles

Radioactive treatment can set off security alarms

Radioactive treatment can set off security alarms

Patients receiving treatment with radioisotopes may trigger security alarms

Patients receiving treatment with radioisotopes may trigger security alarms

rhTSH combined with radiation therapy successfully destroys remaining thyroid tissue

rhTSH combined with radiation therapy successfully destroys remaining thyroid tissue

Hopkins discovery provides molecular marker to assess risk for patients with papillary thyroid cancer

Hopkins discovery provides molecular marker to assess risk for patients with papillary thyroid cancer

New treatment advances for patients with follicular lymphoma

New treatment advances for patients with follicular lymphoma

Chernobyl: The True Scale of the Accident

Chernobyl: The True Scale of the Accident