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Nuclear Medicine

Dr Manuala Racca
Phone: 011.993.3790 / 3791
Fax: n.d.

Location: ground floor


  • diagnosis, staging and follow-up of cancer pathologies with full-body PET/CT scan (radiopharmaceuticals currently in use: fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) and fluoromethylcholine (18F-FMC);
  • traditional diagnostics with lymphoscintigraphy for the identification of sentinel lymph node and total bone scintigraphy for the detection of bone metastases, radioreceptorial scintigraphy for neuroendocrine tumours, perfusion pulmonary scintigraphy with semi quantitative pre-operative assessment.

Dr. Paola Scapoli, Dr. Simona Cauda, Dr. Alessio Rizzo, Dr Daniele Giovanni Nicolotti


Methods of booking and access

  • At the Common Booking Centre on the 1st  Floor:
    • in person (from Monday to Friday, from 8.00 to 17.00);
    • by telephone on 011.9933777 (from Monday to Friday, from 11.00 to 12.30 and from 14.00 to 15.30).


Opened in 1997, the Candiolo Institute is an international reference centre for the treatment and research of cancer diseases.