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Strontium Chloride Sr-89 (Code C1238)

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Preferred Name: Strontium Chloride Sr-89

Definition: The chloride salt of a radioactive isotope of strontium. Strontium chloride Sr 89 is taken up and incorporated preferentially in metastatic lesions in bone where it emits cytotoxic beta radiation, resulting in an inhibition and/or reduction of tumor growth and so tumor-related bone pain. (NCI04)

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A salt form of the radioactive metal strontium-89 that is absorbed by a part of growing bone. It is being studied in the treatment of bone pain caused by cancer that has spread to the bone.

Display Name: Strontium Chloride Sr-89

Label: Strontium Chloride Sr-89

NCI Thesaurus Code: C1238 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0919292  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
strontium chloride Sr 89
Strontium Chloride Sr-89

External Source Codes: 
CAS Registry Number 38270-90-5 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
FDA UNII Code 5R78837D4A
NSC Code 721349 (see NCI DTP info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 41810
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 41810 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0919292

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Accepted_Therapeutic_Use_For Palliation of pain in bone metastases
Chemical_Formula 2Cl.Sr
code C1238
Contributing_Source CTRP
Contributing_Source FDA
Legacy_Concept_Name Strontium_Chloride_Sr_89
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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