11C-acetate PET/CT before radical prostatectomy: nodal staging and treatment failure prediction.


UNLABELLED Despite early detection programs, many patients with prostate cancer present with intermediate- or high-risk disease. We prospectively investigated whether (11)C-acetate PET/CT predicts lymph node (LN) metastasis and treatment failure in men for whom radical prostatectomy is planned. METHODS 107 men with intermediate- or high-risk localized… (More)
DOI: 10.2967/jnumed.112.111153