Use of [F-18] FLT for Imaging With Positron Emission Tomography (PET) [F-18] FLT FOR IMAGING

What's the purpose of this trial?

RATIONALE: Diagnostic procedures, such as 3'-deoxy-3'-\[18F\] fluorothymidine (FLT) PET imaging, may help find and diagnose cancer. It may also help doctors predict a patient's response to treatment and help plan the best treatment. PURPOSE: This phase I trial is studying FLT PET imaging in patients with cancer.

This trial has suspended patient recruitment.

What will happen during the trial?

You may be able to join this trial if you:

The following criteria is a partial list of reasons why patients may be eligible to participate in this clinical trial. Further evaluation with a medical professional is required.


* Meets one of the following criteria:

* Histologically confirmed solid tumor or hematologic malignancy
* Awaiting biopsy or surgery for cancer evaluation of a mass detected on exam or standard imaging


* Able to lie still in the PET scanner
* Girth and weight must be suitable to enter the gantry
* Not pregnant or nursing
* Negative pregnancy test
* Fertile patients must use effective contraception


* Not specified

Additional Trial Information

Observational Trial

Enrollment: 80 patients (estimated)

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Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

Temporarily Suspended
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