Oncol Res Treat 2021 14;44(5):276-280. Epub 2021 Apr 14.
Digestive Disease Unit, Sant'Andrea University Hospital, ENETS Center of Excellence, Rome, Italy.
Introduction: The efficacy of 177Lu-Dotatate was shown in the NETTER-1 trial, an international, open-label, multicentre phase III clinical trial that evaluated the safety and efficacy of 177Lu-Dotatate in patients with well-differentiated, advanced midgut neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) with evidence of disease progression. Recently, retreatment with peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) has been proposed as a valid therapeutic option in patients without other effective options who had responded to initial PRRT; however, data on this therapeutic option are still inadequate.
Case Report: In this report, we present the case of a patient who achieved a delayed complete radiological response after initial 177Lu-Dotatate treatment and who had a complete tumour response with PRRT retreatment 5 years later. Read More