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Nuclear medicine

With its Orano Med subsidiary, Orano is at the forefront of research in nuclear medicine and is developing new therapies against cancer. In 2013, a unique laboratory in the world, specialized in the production of lead-212, was inaugurated in Bessines-sur-Gartempe. This radioactive isotope coming from thorium is very promising in alpha therapy, an innovative form of radiotherapy that limits the impact on healthy cells.

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