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

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Gunma University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: June 12, 2008
Last updated: June 16, 2008
Last verified: June 2008
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

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Gunma University:

PET study


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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.
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

No Contacts or Locations Provided
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00698373     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Molecular FMT imaging 
Study First Received: June 12, 2008
Last Updated: June 16, 2008
Health Authority: Japan: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

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

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

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 01, 2016