Canadian lab takes a shot at producing cancer-killing treatment dubbed the 'rarest drug on Earth'

Actinium-225 has shown promise as an actual radioactive medicine that can kill cancer cells — and only cancer cells — by delivering an intense but hyper-local blast of energy

Canada’s particle physics laboratory TRIUMF is making a push to be a future world leader in the production of a special radioactive isotope nicknamed the “rarest drug on Earth,” which can deliver devastating amounts of energy to single cancer cells, without harming nearby tissue. Read more.

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