FDA Approves LUTATHERA®

Advanced Accelerator Applications has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its new drug application for LUTATHERA® (lutetium Lu 177 dotatate) for the treatment of somatostatin receptor positive gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs), including foregut, midgut, and hindgut neuroendocrine tumors in adults. LUTATHERA® is the first available FDA-approved Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT), a form of targeted treatment comprising a targeting molecule that carries a radioactive component. Click here to be taken to a Healing NET NewsFlash with links to more information.