MIBG Treatment Resources
For patients undergoing MIBG treatment at American Family Children's Hospital, there are resources available to help them with the treatment process.
MIBG Educational Resources
Metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) is a substance that concentrates in neuroblastoma tumors. A type of radioactive iodine (131-I) is chemically attached to the MIBG, forming 131-I MIBG. 131-I MIBG is a clear liquid that looks like water.
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The I-131 MIBG is infused into the patient through an IV. Because the treatment involves radioactive iodine, there are many precautions in place to ensure your safety and the safety of your child.