Investigation of Therapy Response With Amino Acid Analogue Transport PET Imaging

Condition: Prostate Cancer

Study Type: Interventional

Clinical Trials Identifier NCT 8-digits: NCT02830880

Sponsor: Emory University

Phase: Phase 2


  • Age: minimum 18 Years maximum N/A
  • Gender: Male

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Primary or recurrent castration resistant prostate carcinoma with skeletal and/or nodal involvement not currently undergoing systemic chemotherapy who are about to commence therapy with docetaxel/prednisone. (Note that systemic hormonal targeted therapy including luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonists (Lupron or Trelstar), other anti-androgens, and/or Abiraterone or Enzalutamide may be in use.)
  • Ability to lie still for PET scanning
  • Ability to provide written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age less than 18 years
  • Inability to lie still for PET scanning
  • Inability provide written informed consent
  • Currently undergoing chemotherapy for organ confined or systemic disease. This does not preclude patients who had previously received upfront docetaxel in the hormone sensitive setting.

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