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Credentialing Imaging as an Outcome Measure in Prostate Cancer - Lawrence H. Schwartz and Michael J. Morris

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Michael Morris, MD, and Larry (Lawrence) Schwartz joins Charles Ryan, MD in a conversation about credentialing imaging as an outcome measure in prostate cancer and its impact in clinical trials. They focus on the following questions: How do we credential images? How do we perform them? And how do we interpret them? Their conversation also focuses on determining progression-free survival (PFS) from...

SNMMI Osseous Scintigraphy - Ephraim E. Parent

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The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) presents the Prostate Cancer Imaging and Therapy curriculum. In this continuing education session, Dr. Ephraim Parent joins Dr. Phil Koo to present and discuss bone imaging and the role in prostate cancer, specifically bone scintigraphy. His presentation outlines an overview of Radiopharmaceuticals that are used for bone imaging, planar...

Case-based Approaches: PSMA and Personalized Prostate Cancer Care - Frankis Almaguel

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Frankis Almaguel, MD joins Phillip Koo, MD for the ongoing lecture series that is sponsored by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI). Dr. Almaguel speaks to therapeutic interventions based on Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) findings that have the potential of changing the treatment of prostate cancer and the impact of personalized care in this disease space. Frank...

Bombesin - A New Frontier for Prostate Cancer Imaging - Andrei Iagaru

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The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) presents the Prostate Cancer Imaging and Therapy curriculum. Dr. Andrei Iagaru presents the state of development of Gastrin-Releasing Peptide Receptors as Targets for Imaging in Prostate Cancer. He and Phil Koo, MD then discuss the clinical development of Bombesin in the imaging of prostate cancer. Biographies: Dr. Andrei Iagaru is an A...

A Study Evaluating Optimal Use of Radioactive Drugs for Prostate Cancer Therapy - Misha Beltran

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Misha Beltran shares details on the Department of Defense grant, a collaboration with Scott Tagawa and Neil Bander at Weill Cornell, and now a continuing effort at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. This grant is providing funding to really hone in on the therapeutic side of who are the patients most likely to benefit from PSMA scanning. Focusing on better treatment options for these patients and w...

PSMA Theranostics and Personalized Prostate Cancer Care- Frankis Almaguel

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Frankis Almaguel, MD joins Phillip Koo, MD for the ongoing lecture series that is sponsored by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI). Dr. Almaguel speaks to the current state of PSMA theranostics in the care of patients with prostate cancer. Molecular imaging is dependent on biomarkers. These biomarkers are the key to identifying cancer cells within the normal tissue. Preci...

Focal Therapy - Art Rastinehad

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Art Rastinehad provides insight into the role of focal therapy in the treatment of prostate cancer. He begins the presentation with the evolution of prostate cancer care. He describes focal therapy in the context of the next significant opportunity in the treatment of prostate cancer once we have a positive biopsy and walks us through the why, the who the how and the where in defining focal therap...

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment: Incorporating New PET imaging and Theranostic Approaches - Robert Flavell

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Phillip Koo hosts a lecture series which is being developed by the Prostate Cancer Outreach Working Group of the SNMMI. The Prostate Cancer Outreach Working Group focuses on increasing awareness of oncologists, urologists, and family practitioners about imaging and therapy technologies such as FACBC, bone scintigraphy, and radium-223. This lecture series will cover the complete spectrum of prostat...

Advancements in PSMA PET/CT Imaging - Phil Koo and Jeremie Calais

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Nuclear Medicine physician at UCLA, Jeremie Calais joins Phillip Koo in discussion on PSMA based PET imaging, the state of the field at his facility, UCLA, advancements in previous years, and they take a deeper dive into the diagnostic and therapeutic setting of PSMA imaging and the outlook in the new year. Biographies: Jeremie Calais, MD, MSc Assistant Professor at the Ahmanson Translational Imag...

Theranostic Approaches for Advanced Prostate Cancer - Michael Hofman

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Charles Ryan and Michael Hofman share in a discussion on the use of new imaging techniques in prostate cancer, the sensitivity of imaging and the use of theranostics PSMA targeted therapies for metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer. Michael Hofman details the quick advance of PSMA imaging in Australia. He highlights PSMA tracers including Gallium-68 and PSMA-Based [18F]DCFPyL PET/CT and th...
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