Inside The Global Race To Deliver A Vital Radioactive Isotope Used To Detect Cancer

(By Sarah Varney for Kaiser Health News)

JANESVILLE, Wis. — In a cornfield here, past the shuttered General Motors plant and the Janesville Terrace trailer home park, a facility not seen in the United States in three decades could soon rise: a manufacturing plant that will make a vital radioactive isotope used to detect cancer and other potentially fatal maladies in millions of people every year. Continue reading article here…

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