The medication containing radioisotopes, used for treating cancer.

Alternative labels

pharmaceutical drug containing radioactivity
medicinal radiocompounds
medication containing radioisotopes

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Radiopharmaceuticals is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Radiopharmaceuticals is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Pharmacist: Pharmacists prepare, dispense, and provide prescriptions for, over the counter medication. They offer clinical information on medicines, report suspected adverse reactions, and provide personalised support to patients. Pharmacists formulate and test medications in laboratories, and store, preserve, and distribute them.




  1. Radiopharmaceuticals – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022