NCI Drug Dictionary
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.
- isosulfan blue
A synthetic visual lymphatic imaging agent. Injected into the periphery of the tumor site, isosulfan blue localizes to the lymphatic system and aids in the surgical identification of tumor sentinel nodes which stain blue. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym: N-[4-[4-(diethylamino)phenyl] (2,5-disulfophenyl) Methylene]-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene]-N-ethylethanaminium hydroxide US brand name: Lymphazurin