Study Title

Evaluation of 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET Guided Prostate Biopsy in Men With Suspicion of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer and Prior Negative/Inconclusive Biopsy: A Prospective Exploratory Study

Study Details


This early phase I trial studies how well an image-guided prostate biopsy using the imaging agent 68Ga-prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-11 with a positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scan works in diagnosing prostate cancer in men with a prior negative or inconclusive prostate biopsy. PSMA is a protein that is found on the surface of prostate cancer cells. 68Ga-PSMA-11 is made up of a substance that binds to PSMA on tumor cells, linked with a radioactive substance that can then be seen on imaging scans such as PET/CT. 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT-guided biopsy may help improve the detection rate of prostate cancer. This may help reduce over-diagnosis and over-treatment in men with low-risk prostate cancer and under-treatment in men with high-risk prostate cancer.


Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center