Nuclear Medicine

What is Nuclear Medicine?

Nuclear medicine is a specialty that uses controlled doses of radioactive substances in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Combining elements of chemistry, physics, computer technology with medicine, this approach allows doctors to catch and treat certain diseases such as cancer during its earliest progression in a safe, effective and less invasive way, that we called Theranostic Therapy and diagnostic Nuclear Medicine.

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Nuclear Medicine can address the following problems:

  • Diagnostics
    • Cancer
    • Heart conditions
    • Gallbladder disease
    • Thyroid disease
    • Brain conditions
  • Treatment
    • Hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer
    • Neuroendocrine tumours
    • Prostate cancer
      • Palliative bone pain
      • Liver cancer (SIRT)

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Meet Our Nuclear Medicine Specialist

Get to know our specialists here at Thomson Hospital Kota Damansara.

Resident Consultant

Dr Zool Hilmi Bin Awang


Qualifications
MD , MMED Nuclear Medicine (USM) , Fellowship in Nuclear Medicine Therapy (Oncology) (Germany)

Spoken Language
English, Malay, Bahasa Indonesia


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