EU exit spurs call for deal on radiotherapy

Medical isotopes used to treat cancer will be hit by post-Brexit rule changes

The UK will need new international agreements to keep its access to radiotherapy for cancer patients when the country withdraws from the EU’s Euratom nuclear watchdog.

Britain imports all the radioactive medical isotopes used to treat many cancers, and they are governed by strict international rules on the transportation of nuclear materials. Read more.

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