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Iodine I 131 Ethiodized Oil (Code C2696)

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Preferred Name: Iodine I 131 Ethiodized Oil

Definition: A cytotoxic radioconjugate consisting of lipiodol, an iodinated ethyl ester derived from poppy seed oil, labeled with iodine 131 (I-131). I-131 Lipiodol accumulates in hepatocellular carcinoma and hepatoblastoma tumor cells, resulting in targeted cytotoxicity to tumor cells while sparing surrounding normal cells and tissues. (NCI04)

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A radioactive substance being studied in the treatment of liver cancer. It is a form of poppy seed oil that contains iodine, some of which is the radioactive substance iodine I 131. It builds up in the blood and lymph vessels in the liver and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of radiopharmaceutical.

Label: Iodine I 131 Ethiodized Oil

NCI Thesaurus Code: C2696 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C1527224  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
131 I-Ethiodized Oil
I 131 Lipiodol
Iodine I 131 Ethiodized Oil
iodine I 131 ethiodized oil
iodine I 131 Lipiodol
Iodine I 131 Lipiodol

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 38497
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 38497 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C1527224

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C2696
Legacy_Concept_Name I_131_Lipiodol
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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