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Fluorine F 18 Fluorodopa (Code C95766)

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Preferred Name: Fluorine F 18 Fluorodopa

Definition: The amino acid analog fluorodopa (FDOPA) labeled with fluorine F 18, a positron-emitting isotope, with potential tumor tracer property. Fluorine F 18 fluorodopa is able to cross the blood-brain barrier and is taken up by brain tumor cells. As uptake is higher in tumor cells, tumors may then be imaged using positron emission tomography (PET). Assessing tumor uptake of FDOPA may be beneficial for diagnosis, localization and in determining further treatment.

Display Name: Fluorine F 18 Fluorodopa

Label: Fluorine F 18 Fluorodopa

NCI Thesaurus Code: C95766 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0244672  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Fluorine F 18 Fluorodopa

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 681644
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 681644 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0244672

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C95766
Contributing_Source CTRP
Semantic_Type Organic Chemical
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

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