Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant

MIBG Treatment Resources

Parent Education

View the Parent Education Presentation (pdf)

 

Learn More About MIBG

I-131 MIBG Therapy

 

Health Facts for You

131-I-MIBG Treatment for Neuroblastoma

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 radiaoactive iodine (131-I) is chemically attached to the MIBG, forming 131-I MIBG. 131-I MIBG is a clear liquid that looks like water.

MIBG Parent Resources
View the Parent Education Presentation pdf)

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.

Learn about I-131 MIBG Treatment and what to expect through our Parent Education Presentation (pdf), and our Health Facts for You: 131-I-MIBG Treatment for Neuroblastoma

Support Services for MIBG Patients and Families
 
The services noted here are just a few of the many services provided to patients and their families at American Family Children's Hospital. During your stay for treatment, we encourage you to use the resources available.

Community Services