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F18 DCFPyL PET/CT in Imaging Participants With Recurrent Prostate Cancer

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03501940
Expanded Access Status : No longer available
First Posted : April 18, 2018
Last Update Posted : January 21, 2022
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Andrei Iagaru, Stanford University

Brief Summary:
This study provides fluorine F 18 DCFPyL positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) to participants with prostate cancer that has come back. Diagnostic procedures, such as fluorine F 18 DCFPyL PET/CT, may help find and diagnose prostate cancer and find out how far the disease has spread.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Prostate Adenocarcinoma PSA Level Greater Than 0.2 PSA Level Greater Than or Equal to Two PSA Progression Recurrent Prostate Carcinoma Procedure: Computed Tomography Radiation: Fluorine F 18 DCFPyL Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis Procedure: Positron Emission Tomography

Detailed Description:


I. To evaluate fluorine F 18 DCFPyL (18F-DCFPyL) PET/CT for detection of recurrent prostate cancer after initial therapy in patients with elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA).


Participants receive fluorine F 18 DCFPyL intravenously (IV). After 60-120 minutes, participants undergo whole body PET/CT. Immediately after the first scan, participants may undergo a second PET/CT without receiving fluorine F 18 DCFPyL.

After completion of study, participants are followed up at 24-72 hours.

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Study Type : Expanded Access
Expanded Access Type : Intermediate-size Population
Official Title: 18F-DCFPyL PET/CT in the Evaluation of Patients With Biochemical Recurrence of Prostate Cancer and Non-Contributory CT Scans

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Prostate Cancer

Intervention Details:
  • Procedure: Computed Tomography
    Undergo 18F-DCFPyL PET/CT
    Other Names:
    • CAT
    • CAT Scan
    • Computerized Axial Tomography
    • computerized tomography
    • CT
    • CT SCAN
    • tomography
  • Radiation: Fluorine F 18 DCFPyL
    Given IV
    Other Name: 18F-DCFPyL
  • Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
    Correlative studies
  • Procedure: Positron Emission Tomography
    Undergo 18F-DCFPyL PET/CT
    Other Names:
    • Medical Imaging, Positron Emission Tomography
    • PET
    • PET Scan
    • Positron Emission Tomography Scan
    • Positron-Emission Tomography
    • proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Biopsy proven prostate adenocarcinoma
  • Rising PSA after definitive therapy with prostatectomy or radiation therapy (external beam or brachytherapy)

    • Post radical prostatectomy (RP) - American Urological Association (AUA) recommendation

      • PSA greater than 0.2 ng/mL measured after at least 6 weeks from radical prostatectomy
      • Confirmatory persistent PSA greater than 0.2 ng/mL (total of two PSA measurements greater than 0.2 ng/mL)
    • Post-radiation therapy - American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) - Phoenix consensus definition

      • A rise of PSA measurement of 2 or more ng/mL over the nadir
  • Able to provide written consent
  • Karnofsky performance status of > 50 (or Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group [ECOG] / World Health Organization [WHO] equivalent)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unable to provide informed consent
  • Inability to lie still for the entire imaging time
  • Inability to complete the needed investigational and standard-of-care imaging examinations due to other reasons (severe claustrophobia, radiation phobia, etc.)
  • Any additional medical condition, serious intercurrent illness, or other extenuating circumstance that, in the opinion of the Investigator, may significantly interfere with study compliance

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03501940

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United States, California
Stanford Cancer Institute Palo Alto
Palo Alto, California, United States, 94304
Sponsors and Collaborators
Andrei Iagaru
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Principal Investigator: Andrei Iagaru Stanford Cancer Institute Palo Alto
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Andrei Iagaru, Associate Professor of Radiology, Stanford University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03501940    
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB-42701
NCI-2018-00479 ( Registry Identifier: CTRP (Clinical Trial Reporting Program) )
PROS0083 ( Other Identifier: OnCore )
First Posted: April 18, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 21, 2022
Last Verified: January 2022
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Prostatic Diseases
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Cariostatic Agents
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs