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Folate Receptor-Targeted Technetium Tc-99m EC20 (Code C66986)

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Preferred Name: Folate Receptor-Targeted Technetium Tc-99m EC20

Definition: A folate receptor-targeting radiopharmaceutical consisting of a folate-containing tetrapeptide chelator to which technetium Tc 99m is linked. The folate component of folate receptor-targeted technetium Tc 99m EC20 binds to folic acid receptors, which are frequently upregulated in many types of tumor cells and activated macrophages. Gamma scintigraphy may then be used to image folate receptor-positive tumors.

Display Name: Folate Receptor-Targeted Technetium Tc-99m EC20

Label: Folate Receptor-Targeted Technetium Tc-99m EC20

NCI Thesaurus Code: C66986 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C1883272  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Folate Receptor-Targeted Technetium Tc-99m EC20
Technetium Tc 99m EC20

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 539695
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 539695 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C1883272

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C66986
Contributing_Source CTRP
Legacy_Concept_Name Technetium_Tc_99m_EC20
Semantic_Type Indicator, Reagent, or Diagnostic Aid

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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