Category: nuclear imaging

GlucoMedix

RadioMedix $2.8 Million Grant from Texas Emerging Technology Fund to Result in New Products that Benefit Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Patients

March 23, 2011

Two innovative products that will enable users to generate and label PET radiotracers on-site at a significantly reduced cost will be developed by RadioMedix, Inc. with a $2.8 million grant from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund.  According to Ebrahim

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Ebrahim S. Delpassand, MD, FACNM

FDA Approves Novel Radio-peptide Targeted Therapy Clinical Trial for Neuroendocrine Cancer: PRRT (Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy)

August 24, 2010

For the first time in North America, neuroendocrine cancer patients will have the opportunity to participate in a clinical trial of Lutetieum-177 (LU-177)with Octreotate. Ebrahim S. Delpassand, MD, chief executive officer and medical director of…

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Important Octreoscan Update for U.S. & Canadian Carcinoid/NETs Patients

February 10, 2010

Octreoscans are again available in the United States and Canada! Production has resumed for Covidien’s Octreoscan Kit using Indium In-111 pentetreotide.…

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Octreoscan Test for Carcinoid & NET Patients Currently on Hold in U.S. and Canada

February 4, 2010

Due to a voluntary recall by the drug company Covidien, the Octreoscan Kit using Indium In-111 pentetreotide is not available at the present time in the United States or Canada.  This means that carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients cannot have…

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