PROSTATE CANCER

18F-fluciclovine PET or PSMA PET for prostate cancer imaging?

Data from a new study suggests that prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-targeted positron emission tomography (PET) imaging is superior to 18F-fluciclovine PET for detecting biochemical recurrence in men with prostate cancer. However, whether one of these radiotracers improves patient survival over the other is unknown and further research is needed to determine which has the greater effect.

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Turkbey, B., Choyke, P.L. 18F-fluciclovine PET or PSMA PET for prostate cancer imaging?. Nat Rev Urol 17, 9–10 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41585-019-0255-6

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