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 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 using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms: fluorine F 18 16-beta-fluoro-5-alpha-dihydrotestosterone
fluorine F 18-FDHT
fluorine F 18 dihydrotestosterone