Tumor Immunoscintigraphy: Multicenter Clinical Trials of the Italian National Research Council (CNR)

  • Antonio G. Siccardi
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 152)


The CNR Special Project “Biomedical Engineering”, launched in 1982 and directed by L. Donato to promote product-oriented research in collaboration with Italian industries of the biomedical area, recognized in tumor immunoscintigraphy (ISG) a potential field of development and started a coordinated program to i) evaluate the diagnostic usefulness of the method in pilot studies, ii) develop standardized reagents (radiopharmaceuticals) of industrial quality for routine clinical use and iii) perform multicenter studies in Italy and abroad, to evaluate the reproducibility and the reliability of the developed products and the clinical interest of the technique.


Brain Metastasis Melanoma Patient Tumor Lesion Label Reagent Nuclear Medicine Department 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio G. Siccardi
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di Biologia e Genetica per le Scienze MedicheUniversita di MilanoMilanoItaly

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