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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: AdreView

AdreView (A-dreh-VYOO)
A substance used to detect certain types of tumors, including pheochromocytomas and neuroblastomas. It contains a substance called iobenguane linked to a radioactive substance called iodine I 123. The tumor cells take up the AdreView, and a machine is used to detect where the cancer cells are in the body. It is a type of radioimaging agent. Also called iobenguane I 123.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.