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Cobaltous chloride Co-60 is a gamma emitter used in nuclear medicine in the form of high specific activity sources. Co-60 brachytherapy is used to treat carcinoma of the uterine cervix, the second most common cancer in women and the most common cause of death in cancer patients in the developing countries. Co-60 high dose rate brachytherapy unit is a good choice especially for the centers with a small number of brachytherapy procedures. Co-60 demonstrates cost-favorability in Peru and may similarly in other locations.   NCATS

  • SMILES: [60Co++]
  • InChIKey: XLJKHNWPARRRJB-OUBTZVSYSA-N
  • Mol. Mass: 59.933822196
  • ALogP: Missing data
  • ChEMBL Molecules: Missing data
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