Role of 99mTc-bombesin scan in diagnosis and staging of prostate cancer.

Aim of this work was to asses whether a novel 99mTc labeled Bombesin (BN) can play a clinical role in diagnosis and staging of prostate cancer. 14 patients were studied with trans-rectal ultrasonography-guided biopsy, CT and MRI and with 99mTc BN Scintigraphy. Five patients were also imaged by 111In Octreotide (O) scan. All the patients but one were… CONTINUE READING