First Clinical Trial of New Targeted Molecular Therapy in U.S. Takes Aim at Incurable Prostate Cancer
NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine clinicians in progress on Phase 1 clinical trial of PSMA-Targeted Therapeutic Agent for the Treatment for Metastatic Prostate Cancer
NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine have begun the first clinical trial in the U.S. that uses a small molecule, 177Lu-PSMA-617, to treat men with progressive prostate cancer that has spread beyond the prostate, or is metastatic, and is no longer responding to hormonal therapy.
Scott T. Tagawa, MD was initially appointed to the faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College in April, 2007 as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Urology and Assistant Attending Physician in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology. He joined the Genitourinary Oncology Program within the Solid Tumor Service in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology.