Category: News

Lutetium PSMA targeted radiotherapy for prostate cancer

Article: https://www.cancernetwork.com/view/phillip-h-kuo-md-phd-reviews-rationale-of-phase-3-vision-trial-of-117lu-psma-617-in-mcrpc At the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, CancerNetwork® spoke with Phillip H. Kuo, MD, PhD, professor of medical imaging, biomedical engineering,

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Advantages of PSMA-PET imaging in prostate cancer care

Article: https://healthimaging.com/topics/medical-imaging/nuclear-medicine/video-advantages-psma-pet-imaging-prostate-cancer-care Munir Ghesani, MD, FACNM, FACR, president of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), system chief of nuclear medicine at Mount Sinai Health,

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68Ga-PSMA PET/CT Protocols May Differ for RP, BCR

Article: https://www.docwirenews.com/gu-oncology-now/gu-psma-knowledge-hub/68ga-psma-pet-ct-protocols-may-differ-for-rp-bcr/ New Research on Persisting PSA after Prostatectomy Suggests PSMA PET New research suggests that men with PSA level persistence after undergoing radical prostatectomy

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PSMA PET/CT Lymph Node Staging Can Predict Prostate Cancer Surgery Outcomes

Article: https://www.renalandurologynews.com/home/news/urology/prostate-cancer/psma-pet-ct-lymph-node-staging-can-predict-prostate-cancer-surgery-outcomes/ Patients with prostate cancer who have pelvic lymph node metastases visualized on preoperative PSMA PET/CT staging (prostate-specific membrane antigen positron emission tomography/computed tomography)

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PSA & PET Features to Select sLND Persons in Recurrent PCa

Article: https://www.physiciansweekly.com/psa-pet-features-to-select-slnd-persons-in-recurrent-pca For a study, researchers sought to assess the association between pre-operative PSA value, 68Ga-prostate-specific-membrane-antigen (PSMA) PET performance, and oncologic results following salvage lymph node

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PET/CT Scans and Lymphoma

Article: https://lymphoma-action.org.uk/about-lymphoma-tests-diagnosis-and-staging/petct-scan A PET/CT scan is where you have both a CT scan and a PET scan in the same appointment. A PET/CT scan can help give a clearer

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New Prostate Cancer Drug Canada

Article: https://globalnews.ca/news/9178252/new-prostate-cancer-drug-canada/ ‘Very exciting treatment’: New advanced prostate cancer drug available in Canada WATCH: For patients with advanced metastatic prostate cancer, there have been few treatment

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Forms

Upon receiving your requisition INITIO staff will contact you via phone to gather your detailed medical history. They will fill out the appropriate intake package on your behalf. Upon your arrival at the clinic, you will be given the opportunity to review and make any necessary edits to your intake package before signing.

Alternatively, you may print the intake package at home, fill out the forms with your medical history and send it to us either through fax: (604) 678–9279 or via e-mail: info@initiomedical.ca. If you are sending us an intake package please ensure that your doctor has sent us a requisition.

As per the INITIO Medical Group Inc. cancellation policy, at the time of booking, we ask each patient to provide us with their credit card details. This information is used in the event that the patient cancels their appointment, or fails to attend their scheduled appointment.

Please note that no charges are made to the credit card on file, except in the event of an appointment cancellation or a failure to attend a scheduled appointment. All charges for the scan are made in person upon completion of the appointment, at which point the credit card authorization form will be shredded.

  • CT Scans
    Booking Fee: $50
    Cancellation Fee: $100
  • PET Amyloid Scans
    Booking Fee: $750
    Cancellation Fee: $2000
  • PET FDG Scans
    Booking Fee: $500
    Cancellation Fee: $1000
  • PET PSMA Scans
    Booking Fee: $500
    Cancellation Fee: $1000