Patient Care

Nuclear Medicine

Introduction

The Nuclear Medicine Department was founded in 1992.There are one professor and one associate professoruntil 2014. The Nuclear Medicine Department focuses on the use of radiopharmaceuticalsfor diagnosis, therapy and research in oncology. We provide diagnostic imagingand therapeutic services. Educating the next generation of healthcareprofessionals in the nuclear medicine is also a major focus of the programs in nuclearmedicine graduate education and clinical training. We strive to be the best nuclearmedicine department in Chinaand to serve our hospital with distinction.

 

Diagnosis and/or Treatment methods


1. Positron Emission Tomography/Computerized Tomography(PET/CT) 

2. Single photon emission computed tomography/Computerized Tomography (SPECT/CT)

3. Radionuclide therapy (thyroid diseases, bone metastasis, etc.)

Our research programmers involving positron emissiontomography / Computerized Tomography (PET/CT) and single photon emission computedtomography / Computerized Tomography (SPECT) to measure different aspects of tumorbiology and function are of very high or high importance in cancer. Ourdosimetric therapy planning approaches should optimize efficacy and minimizetoxicity of targeted radionuclide therapies. 


Kind of tumor/Cancer treated and/or diagnosed


Diagnosed: All kinds of cancer

Treated: Thyroid diseases, bone metastasis, B cell lymphoma, cutaneous hemangioma,etc.

 


Facilities and/or special apparatus


SPECT/CT—Hawkeye,GE

PET/CT—DiscoveryST 16, GE

                 Biogragh mCT,Siemens


Specialists



Dr Wei Fan is a professor and doctor’s advisor on nuclear medicine andoncology. He graduated from Sun Yat-senUniversityand devoted himself to the nuclear medicine especially on PET/CT, SPECT/CT and radionuclidetherapy. He is the member of several academies, including national nuclear medicineacademy, national anticancer association, nuclear medicine academy of GuangdongProvince, and  radiological protection academyof Guangdong Province ,etc.

He has got grants which are funded by national natural science foundationof China, Key scientific andtechnological project ofGuangzhou,Sun Yat-sen National Key Discipline Construction Project, and Natural ScienceFoundation of Guangdong Province.

 

Clinical research 


Clinical research direction/interests andprojects


1. Molecular Imaging in oncology

2. Radionuclide therapy(thyroid diseases, bone metastasis, etc.)


Grants

1. The study on treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma with fusion suicide gene systemcombined Iodine -125(National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2003)

2. The study on radionuclide brachytherapy treatment planning system(Key scientificand technological project ofGuangzhou,2002)

3. The study on tumors (lymphoma, etc.) radioimmunoguided treatment(Sun Yat-senNational Key Discipline Construction Project,2002)

4.The study on treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma with 186/188Re labeledmonoclonal antibody fragment(Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province,1995)



Contact


Name

Position

Cell phone

Wei Fan

 

Director

 

8620-87343049

 

Xiaoping Lin

 

Secretary

8620-87343048

 



 

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