NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,938 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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Magnevist
(MAG-neh-vist)
A substance used in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to help make clear pictures of the brain, spine, heart, soft tissue of joints, and inside bones. Magnevist is being studied in the diagnosis of cancer. It is a type of contrast agent. Also called gadopentetate dimeglumine and Gd-DTPA.