NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,214 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A radioactive substance being studied in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging to find cancer cells that have a low level of oxygen. This may help predict how well the cancer will respond to treatment. Also called 18F-EF5.