What to Expect During MIBG Treatment

Although it looks like water, MIBG is actually a special medicine that contains radiation. Radiation used for therapy can be provided in two different ways. Typically, a machine delivers it from outside of the patient’s body. However, radiation also can be given inside the body through a central line or IV. That is how I-131 MIBG therapy is given. When the radiation in MIBG is inside your child’s body, it will find the cancer cells in your child’s body and attack those cells. The MIBG also will make its way out of your child’s body through sweat, spit, pee and poop – […]