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The purpose of this protocol is to provide 68Ga Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen-11 (68Ga PSMA-11) for clinical use in the diagnosis, staging and restaging of prostate cancer using Positron Emission Tomography with Computed Tomography (PET/CT) prior to its full local Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approval. Extensive research has shown that 68Ga PSMA-11 PET/CT offers higher detection rate of metastatic disease in prostate cancer than the current standard of care usually used in staging and restaging prostate cancer.
In this expanded access IND study, Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN offers [Ga-68] PSMA-11 PET/CT or PET/MR imaging to patients who meet criteria.
This is an Expanded Access Program (EAP) available to patients who have advanced cancers, who have failed or progressed on standard of care systemic therapy and do not qualify for ongoing clinical trials.
To allow a patient continued access to MLN8237
The investigators propose to conduct Carbon-11 Sodium Acetate PET/CT studies. The purpose of our study is to evaluate the impact of Carbon-11 Sodium Acetate PET/CT studies on patient management in patients with prostate cancer.
The purpose of this study is to use a new imaging drug called 11C-choline that is used with a PET/CT scan to see prostate cancer when it cannot be seen well on other scans, such as bone scans, CT or MRI.
When evaluating prostate cancer patients for recurrent disease, computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are both highly sensitive methods for detecting lymph nodes, but are not specific as to whether the lymph nodes are malignant or benign. While positron emission tomography (PET) utilizing radioactive glucose (FDG) has revolutionized staging, restaging, and monitoring response to therapy in many prevalent cancers such as breast, colorectal, esophageal, head and neck, lung, lymphoma, and melanoma, findings with prostate cancer have proven less sensitive because prostate cancer has a lower avidity for glucose. A newer PET isotope, utilizing acetate that is incorporated into the cell membrane of rapidly proliferating cells, has shown greater sensitivity than FDG in detecting prostate cancer. This study will assess the clinical effectiveness of utilizing [11C]Acetate PET scans in identifying recurrent prostate cancer.