Harnessing Atoms to Save Hearts and Fight Cancer: Nuclear Medicine in Latin America and the Caribbean

Harnessing Atoms to Save Hearts and Fight Cancer: Nuclear Medicine in Latin America and the Caribbean

29 July 2016

Over 600 million hearts are beating in Latin America and the Caribbean, pumping life into bodies that are living longer, but often leading more sedentary and unhealthy lifestyles. The continent’s growing and aging population relies in part on access to nuclear medicine services that improve cost-effective management of the main causes of death: cardiovascular diseases and cancer.

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Last update: 29 July 2016