Pertains to four main radiopharmaceutical isotopes (radio-isotopes) used for PET-CT scanning:
18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose = FDG
18F-Choline = FEC for the diagnosis of prostate cancer
18F-Sodium Fluoride = NAF for the diagnosis of skeletal cancers
18F-Florbetaben = FBB for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s
* includes academia and commercial

Question Set 1
Please provide information for the questions below
SUPPLIER INFORMATION
Who is your Radiopharmaceuticals supplier?*
Postcode of supplier
Annual order size (£/year)

Question Set 2
Please provide information for the questions below
CURRENT PURCHASED VOLUMES
18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) (kg/month)
18F-Choline (FEC) (kg/month)
18F Florbetaben (FBB) (kg/month)
18F-Sodium Fluoride (NAF) (kg/month)
CURRENT AVERAGE PURCHASE PRICE
18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) (kg/month)
18F-Choline (FEC) (kg/month)
18F Florbetaben (FBB) (kg/month)
18F-Sodium Fluoride (NAF) (kg/month)

Question Set 3
Please describe the procurement structure of your radiopharmaceuticals (ie, procurement buying-groups; tenders?)

Question Set 4
Please describe the tariff structure for radiopharmaceuticals (i.e., how do prices of radiopharmaceuticals change with the quantity bought?)

Question Set 5
When assessing the supply of FDG 18
What drives your choice of supplier? Please state your purchase criteria
When assessing the supply of FBB
What drives your choice of supplier? Please state your purchase criteria

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