Hamilton, Ontario, February 24, 2021 – The Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC), a global leader in the development, production and commercialization of radiopharmaceuticals, is announcing today that the first patient has been dosed and imaged in a Phase 3 trial for [18F]PSMA-1007. This diagnostic imaging product is a positron-emitting tomography (PET) agent that
Radiopharmaceuticals are a special class of drugs. They’re sometimes called molecular imaging probes, contrast agents, tracers or radiotherapeutics.
Radiopharmaceuticals contain a radioactive isotope and they are used to both diagnose and treat disease. Millions of patients receive radiopharmaceuticals annually for a wide variety of medical procedures ranging from the assessment of cardiac function to staging and treatment of cancer.
Did you know that Canada has been a global leader in the research, development and production of medical isotopes as well as radiopharmaceuticals for more than 60 years? Many people are unaware of Canadian role in this industry. However, several medical applications that are used widely today stemmed from Canadian nuclear isotope programs where much
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