The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (NETRF) is the leading private funder of research into causes and treatments of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) to improve and extend the lives of those living with NETs.
FDA approves Gallium-68 DOTATOC PET/CT, another new imaging agent, for use in scanning neuroendocrine tumors. Data showed Gallium-68 DOTATOC superior to decades-old methods for disease staging, treatment planning, and identifying unknown primary sites.
If you’ve ever been tested for eyeglasses, you know how one lens can create grainy, foggy images and the next crisp, clear letters. That’s the kind of difference you can see between the Gallium-68 PET/CT scan and prior technology. But are these newer imaging techniques better? And who stands to benefit most from them?