FDG and NaF PET/CT Predictive for In general Survival in Genitourinary Malignancies

FDG and NaF PET/CT Predictive for In general Survival in Genitourinary Malignancies

At 2022 ASCO GU, early demo results demonstrate guarantee for fluorodeoxyglucose and sodium fluoride PET/CT prognostic ability to forecast survival in clients with metastatic genitourinary malignancies dealt with with cabozantinib furthermore PD-1/CTLA-3 inhibition.

Information introduced at the 2022 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium that that baseline parameters related with fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET/CT and sodium fluoride (NaF) PET/CT may be connected with general survival (OS) in people with metastatic genitourinary (mGU) malignancies.

These parameters along with the % improve in range of lesions ended up determined to be prognostic in individuals who ended up taken care of with the blend of cabozantinib (Cabometyx) furthermore nivolumab (Opdivo) with or with out ipilimumab (Yervoy) according to conclusions in a stage 1 analyze. FDG PET/CT was risk stratified based mostly on significant vs low semi-quantitative parameters, whilst NaF PET/CT functioned best by danger stratifying in accordance to the existence or absence of lesions.1

FDG PET/CT scanning parameters have been metabolic quantity tumor volume (MTV), whole lesion glycolysis (TLG), most popular most standardized uptake benefit (SUVmax), and range of lesions. NaF PET/CT scanning parameters were fluoride uptake tumor quantity (FTV), complete lesion fluoride uptake (TLF), and number of lesions.

In 81 clients examined, investigators analyzed 957 FDG PET/CT and 414 NaF PET/CT lesions.

The most important association with OS was located with the baseline MTV parameter (HR = 2.87, 95% CI, 1.62-5.08 P = .0003) and The FDG lesion quantity percent adjust (HR = 2.71 95% CI, 1.40-5.24, P = .0031).

Investigators noticed that MTV, with a baseline of 54 or considerably less, had a median OS (mOS) of 31 months. A baseline bigger than 54 had a median OS of 11 months (P = .0002). A TLG baseline of decreased than 216 had an mOS of 30 months vs 11 months with a TLG of 216 or a lot more (P = .0004). Individuals with the best SUVmax a lot less than 10.5 experienced an mOS of 25 months vs 12 months for individuals whose hottest SUVmax was 10.5 or bigger (P = .025). Sufferers with less than 3 lesions had an mOS of 79 months in contrast with 15 months in individuals with 3 or additional lesions (P = .0005). Clients whose FDG PET per cent adjust lesion number was lowering had an mOS of 24 months vs 17 months for individuals with secure lesion quantities. In individuals whose FDG p.c change lesion quantity was expanding, the mOS was 12 months (P = .021).

NaF PET/CT saws the most sizeable OS affiliation in the selection of lesions. Those without lesions had an mOS of 26 months vs 16 months in patients with 1 or additional lesions (P = .007). The TLF in people who were , amongst 1 and 130, and larger than 130 experienced an mOS of 26 vs 18 vs 14 months, respectively (P = .026). The FTV in individuals who have been , among and 40, and greater than 40 had an mOS of 26 vs 20 vs 12 months, respectively (P = .016).

All 81 sufferers experienced a baseline FDG PET scan, and 78 experienced a baseline NaF PET scan. People gained an 8-week FDG PET/CT and NaF PET/CT imaging abide by up.

The vast majority of patients had been male (83%). Forty-8 sufferers (59%) gained the doublet mix and 33 individuals (41%) gained the triplet combination. The most typical cancers identified ended up urothelial (37%), renal obvious mobile (19%), and germ cell tumor (11%). Investigators assessed that the distribution of lesions found was 43% lymph nodal (n = 411), 26% lung (n = 252), 16% bone (n = 152), 9% liver (n = 87), and 6% other visceral metastases (n = 55).

The investigators counsel examining circulating biomarkers and imaging parameters to greater forecast patient outcomes in sufferers with mGU malignancies.


Simon N, Lei K, Verdini NP, et al. The affiliation of FDG PET/CT and NaF PET/CT with survival results in individuals (pts) with metastatic genitourinary malignancies (mGU) addressed with cabozantinib + nivolumab +/- ipilimumab (CaboNivo +/- Ipi). J Clin Oncol. 202240(suppl 6):452. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2022.40.6_suppl.452