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Should You be Worried About Moly-99 Supply?

In short, yes. The supply situation for molybdenum-99 is precarious, and that could be a problem given that it's used to produce to technetium-99m, a key diagnostic tool used in nuclear medicine.

Molybdenum in the United States

Here's a look at the mining environment in the United States, as well as an overview of some of the companies producing and exploring for the metal in the country.