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Orano Med - Nuclear Therapy

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Orano Med (formerly AREVA Med) is an Orano subsidiary specializing in the development of innovative therapies to fight cancer. Orano Med has developed new processes for producing high purity lead-212 (²¹²Pb), a rare radioactive isotope that is currently at the heart of promising nuclear medicine research.

This rare isotope is used in alpha radioimmunotherapy, a powerful anticancer therapy which offers great potential for combating certain very agressive types of cancer.