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ISU Student Experience

Nuclear Medicine

 

Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear medicine is a non-invasive way to target specific tissues for lesions or tumors. A specific radionucleotide is inserted into the blood stream. After a period of time, the pet may be scanned to check for any changes in density in the specific area of concern. Although this method is useful in the detection of lesions, the appearances of benign and malignant lesions appear very similar, and the patient is often required to be hospitalized afterward due to the radionucleotide in the body.


IVS Partner's in Progress CE Event 2019

On April 3, 2019 there were twenty-one speakers offering the second annual ISU – IVS Partners in Progress CE Event at the Des Moines Botanical Center. This CE Event was open to all... read more >

Dr. Greene, one of three boarded oncologists in Iowa, discusses cancer and chemotherapy.

Dr. Greene, one of three boarded oncologists in Iowa, discusses cancer and chemotherapy. read more >

"All the Vet techs and receptionists were nothing but phenomenal and soooo understanding!"

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