New Hot Topic: Axumin™ (Fluciclovine F 18) Injection for PET Imaging of Recurrent Prostate Cancer - Phillip Koo

In this 5 for 5 Hot Topics, Phillip Koo, MD. presents the clinical background of Axumin™ (Fluciclovine F 18) Injection for PET Imaging of Recurrent Prostate Cancer, the first FDA-approved F18 PET Imaging Agent indicated in for use in patients with suspected recurrent prostate cancer.  Dr. Koo discusses its use for men with suspected prostate cancer recurrence based on elevated PSA levels following prior treatment. The products safety, efficacy, and good inter-reader variability, as well as the adverse reactions including injection site pain, redness, and a metallic taste in the mouth.

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Phillip Koo, MD
 

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Read about the FDA Approval of Axumin™

Read More on Fluciclovine F 18: Clin Nucl Med. 2015 Aug;40(8):e386-91. doi: 10.1097/RLU.0000000000000849.