Career as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Nuclear medicine is used to treat cancers. Nuclear Medicine Technologists are specially trained healthcare professionals who manage & operate various medical equipments used in the diagnosis & treatment of tumours. They assist surgeons, physicians as well as nurses in successfully conducting diagnosing tests or operative procedures. They also support patients throughout the procedures. “Radiopharmaceuticals”, aka ‘nuclear medicine’ or ‘radionuclide therapy’ can also be used to treat conditions such as hyperthyroidism, blood disorders, cardiac disease, endocrine & neurological disorders etc., apart from cancerous tumours.