An imaging test used to detect prostate cancer. The patient receives an injection of an indium 111-labeled form of ProstaScint, which contains a monoclonal antibody that binds to prostate cells. A gamma camera (a special camera that detects radioactivity) is used to find prostate cancer cells in the body.
Last updated: 2016-01-06
Source: The National Cancer Institute's Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary)