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What is Nuclear Medicine?

Nuclear medicine is a specialty that uses controlled doses of radioactive substances in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Combining elements of chemistry, physics, computer technology with medicine, this approach allows doctors to catch and treat certain diseases such as cancer during its earliest progression in a safe, effective and less invasive way, that we called Theranostic Therapy and diagnostic Nuclear Medicine.
Nuclear Medicine can address the following problems:
  • Diagnostics
    • Cancer
    • Heart conditions
    • Gallbladder disease
    • Thyroid disease
    • Brain conditions
  • Treatment
    • Hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer
    • Neuroendocrine tumours
    • Prostate cancer
      • Palliative bone pain
      • Liver cancer (SIRT)
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Meet Our Nuclear Medicine Specialists

Get to know our specialists here at Thomson Hospital Kota Damansara.

Dr Zool Hilmi Bin Awang

Consultant Nuclear Medicine Physician
Resident Consultant
Specialty
Nuclear Medicine
Qualifications
MD , MMED Nuclear Medicine (USM) , Fellowship in Nuclear Medicine Therapy (Oncology) (Germany)
Suite Number
Level G - C-G-05
Spoken Language
English, Malay, Bahasa Indonesia

Doctor Availability

Monday9:00am – 1:00pm, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Tuesday9:00am – 1:00pm, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Wednesday9:00am – 1:00pm, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Thursday9:00am – 1:00pm, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Friday9:00am – 1:00pm, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Saturday9:00am - 1:00pm