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Re: FDA Approves a Highly Sensitive Prostate Cancer Imaging Agent
PYL is approved but will not show up in many institutions for months. The scan most common is Axumin but has technically been displaced by a scan called PSMA PET that was only approved at UCLA and USCF in California.
Neither of these are yet approved by the all knowing Medicare. Cash only $3300. MD Anderson in Houston has a trial that is open for patients with >.2 ng/dl where they are testing PSMA PET capabilities. Not sure of any other constraints.
PSMA PET scans coming to a facility near you and will likely change the landscape of how you monitor your cancer status.