Leveraging PET to image folate receptor α therapy of an antibody-drug conjugate.

Published on Aug 28, 2018in EJNMMI research2.64
· DOI :10.1186/S13550-018-0437-X
Christian Brand15
Estimated H-index: 15
(MSK: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center),
Ahmad Sadique4
Estimated H-index: 4
(MSK: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)
+ 6 AuthorsThomas Reiner39
Estimated H-index: 39
(Cornell University)
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Abstract
Background The folate receptor α (FRα)-targeting antibody-drug conjugate (ADC), IMGN853, shows great antitumor activity against FRα-expressing tumors in vivo, but patient selection and consequently therapy outcome are based on immunohistochemistry. The aim of this study is to develop an antibody-derived immuno-PET imaging agent strategy for targeting FRα in ovarian cancer as a predictor of treatment success.
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