18F-FSPG PET/CT Imaging in Patients With Cancers

  • End date
    Dec 31, 2022
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    National Taiwan University Hospital
Updated on 23 February 2022
fdg pet
fludeoxyglucose f 18
primary malignant neoplasm


This study aims to compare the diagnostic performance of 18F-FDG and 18F-FSPG PET/CT in lung, breast, and abdominal cancers before undergoing therapy. In addition, the role of 18F-FSPG PET/CT in evaluating therapy response and prognosis will also be evaluated.

Condition Pulmonary Cancer, Breast Neoplasms, Abdominal Cancer
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT03144622
SponsorNational Taiwan University Hospital
Last Modified on23 February 2022


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Inclusion Criteria

Patients are given the opportunity to participate in the study if
Age 20 years old
Confirmed diagnosis of primary cancer of the following: NSCLC, breast or abdominal cancers
ECOG performance status 0 to 2
Life expectancy > 3 months
Consent to perform additional 18F-FSPG and 18F-FDG PET prior to therapy
Sexually active subjects agree to use condoms and/or their partners of reproductive potential to use a method of effective birth control during imaging period of 2 weeks

Exclusion Criteria

Patients with any of the following conditions will be excluded
Had received previous treatment (excluding neoadjuvant therapy)
Pregnant or lactating women
Known malignancy in other organs
Evaluated by primary care physician as unsuitable
Known hypersensitivity to the study drug
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