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.
- fluorine F 18 FMDHT
A radioconjugate containing a derivative of the androgen testosterone (FMDHT) and labeled with the radioisotope fluorine F 18, with potential use as an imaging agent for positron emission tomography (PET). Upon administration, fluorine F 18 FMDHT 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)
Synonym: 18F FMDHT Chemical structure: [7alpha-18F]fluoro-17alpha-methyl-5alpha-dihydrotestosterone