What is PSMA Theranostics?

This animation explains PSMA theranostics, a treatment that is increasingly being used for people with advanced prostate cancer and the focus of the world-leading research at ProsTIC at Peter Mac.

This therapy aims to reduce the size of tumours and to stop them from multiplying, as well as to ease the symptoms that people may get.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Lutetium PSMA is a promising treatment and I could understand why you’d be interested in learning more.

The first thing you need to do is speak to your oncologist about whether this treatment is right for you.

At Peter Mac, we are conducting several trials of lutetium PSMA treatment for prostate cancer, and there may be a clinical trial suited to you.

Discuss this with your oncologist, who can seek out information on the trials and who can refer you to Peter Mac if you are suitable.

Lutetium PSMA is a promising treatment and I could understand why you’d be interested in learning more.

The first thing you need to do is speak to your oncologist about whether this treatment is right for you.

There may be options for accessing this treatment in your state.

At Peter Mac in Melbourne, we are offering lutetium PSMA treatment to men via clinical trials, and we may have a clinical trial suited to you.

You may be able to enrol in these trials at a hospital or treatment centre in your state.

Discuss this with your oncologist, who can seek out information on the trials and who can refer you to Peter Mac or a centre in your state if you are suitable.

You would need to be able to travel to Peter Mac in Melbourne to receive the treatment.

It’s important to not make any changes to your treatment plan without first speaking to your oncologist.

Your oncologist can seek out information on the lutetium PSMA trials underway at Peter Mac, and whether these are suitable for you in appropriate timeframe.

Any patient with a Medicare card can come to Peter Mac for a second opinion about their prostate cancer treatment.

Speak to your oncologist about getting a referral to Peter Mac. There is more information about being referred to Peter Mac on our website.