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NCI Drug Dictionary

NCI Drug Dictionary

  

iodine I 124 iododeoxyuridine 
A radiopharmaceutical comprised of the thymidine analog, 5-iodo-2-deoxyuridine (idoxuridine), labeled with the positron emitter iodine I 124. After incorporation into tumor cell DNA, positron emission tomography (PET) is used to image iodine I 124 localized to tumor cells for determining and monitoring tumor burden. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:I-124 iododeoxyuridine