New agents and techniques for imaging prostate cancer

Atif Zaheer, Steve Yoon Ho Cho, Martin G. Pomper

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The successful management of prostate cancer requires early detection, appropriate risk assessment, and optimum treatment. An unmet goal of prostate cancer imaging is to differentiate indolent from aggressive tumors, as treatment may vary for different grades of the disease. Different modalities have been tested to diagnose, stage, and monitor prostate cancer during therapy. This review briefly describes the key clinical issues in prostate cancer imaging and therapy and summarizes the various new imaging modalities and agents in use and on the horizon.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1387-1390
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Nuclear Medicine
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2009


  • MRI
  • Molecular imaging
  • PET
  • Radiopharmaceutical

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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