Theranostics Australia’s A/Prof Nat Lenzo recently presented at the Perth NET Patient Forum 2016, providing an overview of current nuclear medicine treatment options for people with NETs >>> http://ow.ly/OylR3055ZAK
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Lutetium-177 Octreotate therapy is used to treat neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) that emerge from the endocrine or nervous system such as carcinoid tumours. It aims to reduce the size of the tumour(s) and stop them from multiplying, as well as to ease the associated symptoms. Read More
Lutetium-177 PSMA therapy is used for people with advanced prostate cancer. It is most often used when the disease has metastasised, and when other therapies are poorly tolerated or have failed. In certain patients, it can produce long-term remission. Read More
Radium-223 therapy is used for people who have prostate cancer that has spread to the bones. The therapy damages the cancer cells in the bone, leading to the tumours shrinking in size, or even disappearing altogether. It is also used to reduce pain that can be associated with bone cancer. Read More
Iodine-131 therapy is a thyroid cancer treatment that uses radiation to treat either thyroid cancer or a hyperactive thyroid (thyrotoxicosis) by targeting the thyroid tissue. Read More
Yttrium-90 SIRT Therapy, or Selective Internal Radiation Therapy, is a treatment for cancers and tumours located within the liver. The aim of this treatment is to reduce the size of inoperable tumours or decrease the number of lesions in the liver. It may allow for the surgical removal of tumours, once considered inoperable. It may also stabilise the disease and prolong the life of the patient. Read More
Yttrium-90 Radiosynovectomy therapy is a treatment for painful joints caused by arthritis or other types of joint diseases, often providing relief for sufferers. Read More
|Salvage Radiopeptide Therapy of Advanced Castrate-Resistant Prostate Cancer with Lutetium-177-Labeled Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen: Efficacy and Safety in Routine Practice||Kesavan M, Turner JH, Meyrick D, Yeo S, Cardaci G, and Lenzo N.||Cancer Biotherapy & Radiopharmaceuticals||2018 July|
|Review of Gallium-68 PSMA PET/CT Imaging in the Management of Prostate Cancer||Lenzo N , Meyrick D and Turner J.||Diagnostics||2018 February|
|The role of 68Ga-PSMA-I&T PET/CT in the pretreatment staging of primary prostate cancer||Meyrick D, Asokendaran M, Skelly LA, Lenzo NP, Henderson A.||Nuclear Medicine Communications||2017 November|
Interesting article published by The Australian Financial Review on Lutetium-177 PSMA Therapy for advanced prostate cancer, a treatment currently offered by Theranostics Australia >>> http://bit.ly/2dMpZX3
Theranostics Australia is pleased to announce its selection by IPSEN Pharmaceuticals as an approved investigational site for participation in their clinical trial: “An international multi-center, open-label study to evaluate safety, tolerability, biodistribution, dosimetry and preliminary efficacy of 177Lu-OPS201 for the therapy of somatostatin receptor-positive gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP NETs)”. The trial is expected to commence in November 2016.