Newswire (Published: Friday, September 11, 2020, Received: Friday, September 11, 2020, 5:37:22 PM CDT)

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2020 SEP 11 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Daily -- Research findings on Oncology - Prostate Cancer are discussed in a new report. According to news reporting out of Morgantown, West Virginia, by NewsRx editors, research stated, “The purpose of this article is to review the utility of F-18-fluciclovine PET/CT in the evaluation of recurrent prostate cancer.”

Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from West Virginia University, “Fluorine-18-labeled fluciclovine PET/CT has shown promise in the evaluation of recurrent prostate cancer. Its performance has been superior to that of other imaging modalities.”

According to the news editors, the research concluded: “It has had good diagnostic accuracy, especially in the detection of extraprostatic disease recurrence, and the findings have an impact on treatment planning Gallium-68-labeled prostate-specific membrane antigen PET/CT has also had excellent performance in the detection of biochemically recurrent prostate cancer with detection rates superior to those of fluciclovine PET/CT.”

For more information on this research see: Fluorine-18-labeled Flucic Ovine Pet/ct In Primary and Biochemical Recurrent Prostate Cancer Management. American Journal of Roentgenology, 2020;215(2):1-10. American Journal of Roentgenology can be contacted at: Amer Roentgen Ray Soc, 44211 Slatestone Ct, Leesburg, VA, USA.

Our news journalists report that additional information may be obtained by contacting Charles Marcus, West Virginia University, Health Sciences Center, Dept. of Radiology, Med Ctr Dr, Morgantown, WV 26505, United States. Additional authors for this research include Peter Butler, Rathan M. Subramaniam, Aditya Bagrodia and Suzanne Cole.

The direct object identifier (DOI) for that additional information is: https://doi.org/10.2214/ajr.19.22404. This DOI is a link to an online electronic document that is either free or for purchase, and can be your direct source for a journal article and its citation.

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