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NCI Drug Dictionary


fluorine F 18 FDHT 
A radioconjugate containing a derivative of the androgen testosterone, 16-beta-fluoro-5-alpha-dihydrotestosterone (FDHT), labeled with the radioisotope fluorine F18 (18F-FDHT), with potential use as an imaging agent for positron emission tomography (PET). Upon administration, 18F-FDHT binds to the androgen receptor (AR). Upon PET imaging, AR-expressing prostate tumor cells can be imaged and assessed. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:fluorine F 18 16-beta-fluoro-5-alpha-dihydrotestosterone
fluorine F 18-FDHT
fluorine F18-FDHT
fluorine F 18 dihydrotestosterone