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Cesium Cs-131 (Code C95022)

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Preferred Name: Cesium Cs-131

Definition: An unstable radioisotope of cesium (Cs) with radiocytotoxic application. Cs-131 is a gamma photon-emitting radionuclide with high energy and a relatively short half-life of 9.7 days. When used in prostate brachytherapy, Cs-131 demonstrated advantages over other commonly used isotopes.

Display Name: Cesium Cs-131

Label: Cesium Cs-131

NCI Thesaurus Code: C95022 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: CL426556  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Cesium Cs-131

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 689548
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 689548 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C95022
Contributing_Source CTRP
Semantic_Type Element, Ion, or Isotope
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

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