The latest local and international news on nuclear medicine and radiation products.
South African medical radioisotope producer NTP Radioisotopes, a subsidiary of Necsa, was recently awarded an AtomExpo award for the best project in the nonenergy-related use of nuclear energy. The award was received in Sochi, Russia, by Necsa chairperson Dr Kelvin...read more
On 01 February 2018, the Minister of Energy, Mr David Mahlobo paid a courtesy visit to the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (known as Necsa). This visit forms part of the Minister’s continued monitoring and evaluation of the progress made by State Owned...read more
'The first nuclear physician to have trained in KwaZulu-Natal‚ Dr Alphonse Msomi‚ plans to put his skills to good use in fighting cancer,' says an article published online in The Times. Dr Msomi is currently a medical officer in the nuclear medicine department at...read more
It was 75 years ago, beneath the bleachers of a University of Chicago football field, that scientists took the first step toward harnessing the power of the nuclear fission chain reaction. [Read more of this article that appeared in The...read more
Every second of every day more than one nuclear imaging scan takes place throughout the world to help in early diagnosis of diseases and ailments such as cancers and cardiovascular disease. Additionally, nuclear medicine is used to treat cancer and other conditions....read more