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Evaluation of Thoracic Tumors With 18F-FMT and 18F-FDG PET-CT A Clinicopathological Study

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First Posted: June 17, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 17, 2008
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Gunma University
L-[3-18F]-α-methyltyrosine (18F-FMT) is an amino-acid tracer for positron emission tomography (PET). The aim of this study was to determine whether PET-CT with 18F-FMT provides additional information for the preoperative diagnostic workup as compared with 18F-FDG PET. Tumor uptake of 18F-FMT was compared with several immunohistochemical markers including L-type amino acid transporter 1 (LAT1).

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Thoracic Tumors With 18F-FMT and 8F-FDG PET-CT: A Clinicopathological Study

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Further study details as provided by Gunma University:

PET study


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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with indeterminate pulmonary nodule suspicious of lung cancer were eligible for this prospective study.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with indeterminate pulmonary nodule suspicious of lung cancer

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with other malignancies and those who had received cancer treatment within the past 5 years were excluded.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00698373     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Molecular FMT imaging
First Submitted: June 12, 2008
First Posted: June 17, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 17, 2008
Last Verified: June 2008

Keywords provided by Gunma University:
Positron emission tomography,
Lung cancer,

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Thoracic Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Lung Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases