NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,091 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- fluorine F 18-FEQA
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- A radioactive substance being studied in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging to detect cancer and to monitor the response of some types of cancer to treatment. Fluorine F 18-FEQA attaches to the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) found on the surface of some tumor cells. It is a type of radiopharmaceutical.