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Refocusing the Image: Diagnostic Imaging Within Prostate Cancer

  • Authors: Paul L. Nguyen, MD; Gerald L. Andriole, MD; Andrei H. Iagaru, MD
  • CME Released: 2/3/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 2/3/2023
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine specialists, urologists, and oncologists.

The goal of this activity is to educate clinicians about the diagnostic imaging approaches available in prostate cancer and prime them to integrate these testing modalities into their clinical practice.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Clinically available positron emission tomography (PET) tracers used for imaging prostate cancer
    • Efficacy data associated with PET tracers used for imaging prostate cancer
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Selecting the most appropriate patients for PET imaging
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Select the appropriate PET imaging approach in patients with prostate cancer


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  • Paul L. Nguyen, MD

    Genitourinary Clinical Center Director for Radiation Oncology
    Senior Physician
    Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School
    Dana Farber Cancer Center
    Boston, Massachusetts


    Advisor or consultant for: Astellas; Boston Scientific; Cota; Janssen; Myovant
    Research funding from: Astellas; Bayer; Janssen
    Stocks, stock options, or bonds from: Synedgen

  • Gerald L. Andriole, MD

    Professor and Director
    Brady Urologic Institute
    National Capital Region
    Johns Hopkins University

    Participation by Dr Andriole does not constitute or imply endorsement by the Johns Hopkins University or the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System.


    Grants for clinical research from: Blue Earth Diagnostics; Ferring; Nanospectra
    Advisor or consultant for: Exact Imaging; Opko; Stratify Genomics
    Stocks, stock options, or bonds from: Stratify Genomics; OPKO

  • Andrei H. Iagaru, MD

    Professor of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
    Chief, Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
    Stanford Health Care
    Stanford, California


    Advisor or consultant for: Clarity; GE Healthcare; ITM; Lantheus; Novartis
    Research funding from: GE Healthcare; ITM; Lantheus


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    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Davecia Ragoonath Cameron, MS, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Jason Luis Quiñones, PhD

    Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Jason Luis Quiñones , PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Christin Melton, ELS

    Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Christin Melton, ELS, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

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Refocusing the Image: Diagnostic Imaging Within Prostate Cancer

Authors: Paul L. Nguyen, MD; Gerald L. Andriole, MD; Andrei H. Iagaru, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME Released: 2/3/2022

Valid for credit through: 2/3/2023


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