Disadvantages of treating Leukemia using radionuclide therapy?

Does anyone know? also i need to know what are the disadvanatages of treating leukemia with the use of radioactive implants, superficial therapy and megavoltage therapy..

im really stuck , can anyone help me?

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  • 7 years ago
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    To treat the entire bone marrow(where the keukemic cells reside) you would have to irradiate nearly the entire body which would very likely be lethal.

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