Off-Line Nuclear Reactor Delays Cancer Tests around the World

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A nuclear reactor in Canada supplies all of the isotope used for diagnosing and treating cancer in the US and the rest of North America.  On November 18, the National Reserach Universal Reactor was closed for five days of routine maintenance, but it won't be fired up again until the middle of next month.  Tyler Hamilton reports for the Toronto Star.

Credits

Guest:
Tyler Hamilton - Columnist, Toronto Star

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Sonya Geis, Katie Cooper