NCI Drug Dictionary

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The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

ferumoxtran-10
A synthetic ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron oxide composed of dextran-coated iron oxide nanoparticles (also known as 'ultrasmall particulate iron oxides' or USPIO). Ferumoxtran-10, which accumulates in non-cancerous lymphatic tissue, is used as a molecular resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agent. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:Ultrasmall Particulate Iron Oxide
US brand name:Combidex
Foreign brand name:Sinerem
Abbreviation:USPIO
Code names:AMI-227
G-53425