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Jim Marshall (not a doctor) said ... A number of our members participated in this first trial of using radioactive Lutetium (Lutetium-177, Lu-177) for men who had already had several other treatments. This is the latest report, quoting the study leader, Michael Hofman at Peter McCallum (PeterMac) in Melbourne. After you read the article, if you want to find out what our members might have said about their Lutetium treatment, go to the Search... box near the top of this page and type: Lutetium ... end Jim https://www.healio.com/hematology-oncology/prostate-cancer/
Admin posted a topic in New agentsJim Marshall (not a doctor) said ... PSMA (Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen) is a molecule found naturally in the body. PSMA is often found in great numbers on the surface of prostate cancer cells. Doctors are currently running trials attaching radioactive molecules to the PSMA molecule. Some radioactive molecules are picked because they light up on a PET scan. Such scans are often called PSMA scans. The best known in Australia is the Gallium-68 PET/CT scan. Some radioactive molecules are picked because they cause damage to nearby cells. The best known in Austra
Does Lutetium177 increase survival 177Lu-PSMA-617 RLT seems to prolong survival in patients with advanced mCRPC pretreated with chemotherapy, abiraterone and/or enzalutamide. This article appeared today in Health Unlocked. To see the article click on the following link - https://tinyurl.com/y7yolyaf
Hi all curro here ..I was diagnosed with an agressive metitasic prostate cancer in February 2013 at age 52 and still have my prostate..Doctors here said they could do nothing so i hav had several different treatments in Europe over last 4 yrs with great success thus far with lastest of a second trearment of LU177 showing signs of puting this cancer into remission and bone repair ...Does anyone know if i can get this here in australia .???