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Technetium Tc 99m sulfur colloid injection is a radiopharmaceutical. Radiopharmaceuticals are radioactive agents, which may be used to find and treat certain diseases or to study the function of the body's organs.

Technetium Tc 99m sulfur colloid injection is used to find lymph node tumors in patients with breast cancer. It also helps your doctor see an image of your liver, spleen, bone marrow, or a peritoneo-venous (LeVeen) shunt, to see how well they are working.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor with specialized training in nuclear medicine.