Radiopharmaceutical Therapy Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
WHAT IS XOFIGO?
Xofigo is Radium 223 Dichloride and is an alpha particle-emitting radioactive therapeutic agent. It is used for treatment of patient with prostate cancer.
WHO IS XOFIGO SUITABLE FOR?
HOW LONG IS THE XOFIGO TREATMENT?
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING FOR TREATMENT?
This original Preparation Instruction Sheet
Previous/recent relevant reports or CD, if available.
Previous / recent blood test results, if available.
DO NOT bring valuable belongings, including jewellery, etc
Accompanying staff nurse familiar with patients' medical background
Existing IV line / cannula, if any
Urine bag, where applicable, should be emptied.
Parking for ambulances are available at Level B2 carpark.
Urinal / bedpan / extra diapers when necessary for toileting care.