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PSMA-Targeted Agent Identified Disease in Majority of Patients with Relapsed Prostate Cancer

The potential to identify occult prostate cancer and accurately characterize disease burden was observed with the novel prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA)–targeted radiopharmaceutical for PET imaging technique, 18F-DCFPyL, according to findings presented during the 2021 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium.

18F-DCFPyL-PET/CT identified M1 disease in the majority of patients examined who otherwise had locoregional disease,” the researchers wrote. “These data suggest that 18F-DCFPyL-PET/CT may be a useful tool in properly staging men with both metastatic and nonmetastatic relapsed disease, which could lead to superior treatment paradigms than currently exist using conventional imaging.”

In the poster presentation of the phase 2/3 OSPREY trial, Jeremy C. Durack, MD, MS, interventional radiologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, noted that previous topline results…

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