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Lighting up Tumors with Phospholipid Compounds (5 of 6)

Caption: 131I-CLR1404 SPECT/CT imaging of metastatic colorectal cancer is shown. Coronal (left) and sagittal (right) SPECT images and corresponding fused SPECT/CT images (bottom) of a recurrent colorectal cancer patient with lung and liver metastases (arrow). Images obtained 21 days after injection of 131I-CLR1404. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the June 11, 2014, issue of Science Translational Medicine, published by AAAS. The paper, by Dr. J.P. Weichert at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, Wis., and colleagues was titled, "Alkylphosphocholine Analogs for Broad-Spectrum Cancer Imaging and Therapy."

Credit: Weichert et al., Science Translational Medicine 2014

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