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RATIONALE: Fluorine F 18 FEQA may be an effective radioactive drug to use with positron emission tomography (PET) scans.
- Determine the biodistribution of fluorine F 18 FEQA in patients with stage III or IV non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and in healthy participants.
- Determine whether fluorine F 18 FEQA can be used as an imaging agent with positron emission tomography in patients with stage III or IV NSCLC.
OUTLINE: This is a pilot study.
Patients and healthy participants receive fluorine F 18 FEQA IV and then undergo whole-body dynamic scans comprising positron emission tomography.
Blood is collected during and after imaging to measure radioactivity.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 30 patients will be accrued for this study.
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
positron emission tomography, radionuclide imaging, fluorine F 18 FEQA
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCLA
Active, not recruiting
University of California, Los Angeles
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:39:46-0400
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