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Strontium Sr 89

Glossary

strontium Sr 89

A radioactive form of the metal strontium that is taken up by a part of growing bone. It is being studied in the treatment of bone pain caused by some types of cancer.

Last updated: 2017-08-30

Source: The National Cancer Institute's Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary)