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Yttrium Summary

Description: An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Y, atomic number 39, and atomic weight 88.91. In conjunction with other rare earths, yttrium is used as a phosphor in television receivers and is a component of the yttrium-aluminum garnet (YAG) lasers.

Key Diseases for which Yttrium is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 72 results
  2. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (Lymphosarcoma) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 29 results
  3. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 30 results
  4. Cicatrix (Scar) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 8 results
  5. Follicular Lymphoma (Lymphoma, Small Cleaved Cell, Follicular) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 6 results
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Drugs Related to Yttrium

  1. Neodymium
  2. Erbium
  3. Gallium
  4. Scandium
  5. ibritumomab tiuxetan (Zevalin)
  6. Chromium
  7. Holmium
  8. Sodium Hypochlorite (Clorox)
  9. Calcium Hydroxide
  10. Lutetium
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Therapies Related to Yttrium

  1. Solid-State Lasers
  2. Lasers (Laser)
  3. Radioimmunotherapy
  4. Microspheres (Microsphere)
  5. Light Coagulation
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