Fluorine F 18 EF5

What is Fluorine F 18 EF5?

Fluorine F 18 EF5 meaning A substance being studied in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging to detect tumor hypoxia (a low level of oxygen in the tumor). This may help predict how the tumor will respond to treatment. It is a type of radiopharmaceutical.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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