68Ga-PSMA PET/CT or PET/MRI in Evaluating Patients With Recurrent Prostate Cancer
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This clinical trial studies gallium-68 (68Ga)-prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA) (gallium Ga 68-labeled PSMA ligand Glu-urea-Lys[Ahx]) positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) or PET/magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in identifying prostate cancer that may have returned after a period of improvement (biochemical recurrence). 68Ga-PSMA is a radiopharmaceutical that localizes to a specific prostate cancer receptor, which can then be imaged by the PET/CT or PET/MRI scanner.
68Ga-PSMA PET/CT or PET/MRI in the Evaluation of Patients With Prostate Cancer: A Feasibility Study
- - Provides written informed consent - Known diagnosis of prostate cancer - Patient has suspected recurrence based on biochemical data (prostate specific antigen [PSA] > 2 ng/mL) - Able to remain still for duration of each imaging procedure (about one hour)
- - Unable to provide informed consent - Inability to lie still for the entire imaging time - Inability to complete the needed investigational and standard-of-care imaging examinations due to other reasons (severe claustrophobia, radiation phobia, etc.) - Any additional medical condition, serious intercurrent illness, or other extenuating circumstance that, in the opinion of the Investigator, may significantly interfere with study compliance
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