Clin Nucl Med 2021 Mar 16. Epub 2021 Mar 16.
From the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Department of Radiology, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Mawdiangdiang, Shillong, Meghalaya, India Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, University of Texas Health, San Antonio, TX.
Abstract: 18F-fluciclovine is a radiolabeled synthetic amino acid recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration for evaluating recurrent prostate cancer. Upregulated amino acid transporters in prostate cancer cells result in elevated radiotracer uptake in sites of tumor recurrence. However, 18F-fluciclovine is not specific for prostate cancer. Read More