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Searching for patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer to test this new treatment option

Posted by on May 28, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 2 trial is examining the effectiveness and safety of sacituzumab govitecan (IMMU-132) in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who are having cancer progression on abiraterone (Zytiga) or enzalutamide (Xtandi). The main outcome to be measured will be the PSA (a...

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Looking for patients with localized prostate cancer to test stereotactic body radiotherapy after surgery

Posted by on May 19, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 2 trial will investigate the safety and effectiveness of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)  in patients with localized prostate cancer (PC) who had surgical removal of the prostate. The main outcomes will be survival without recurrence and side effects. This study is recruiting in Los Angeles, California, the...

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Is leuprolide mesylate safe and effective in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer?



Posted by on Apr 24, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the safety and effectiveness of slow-release leuprolide mesylate (LM) administered by injection under the skin (leuprolide mesylate subcutaneous injectable suspension or LMIS), in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. This study concluded that this medication is safe and effective in the treatment of advanced...

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Searching for men relapsed prostate cancer to test a treatment combination

Posted by on Apr 22, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is looking at blocking androgens (male sex hormones) with different medications in men with raised PSA (a blood marker of prostate cancer) levels after prostate surgery. The main outcome to be measured will be the length of time the patients survive without the cancer progressing. This study is being conducted in the United...

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Looking for men with very high risk prostate cancer to try a combination treatment

Posted by on Apr 22, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining how effective different treatments are at shrinking the prostate cancer before surgery. The main outcomes to be measured will be a complete response (complete disappearance of cancer) and minimal residual disease (almost undetectable cancer). This study is being conducted in Massachusetts and New York, the United...

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Looking for men with high-risk prostate cancer features after prostate surgery to trial a type of radiation therapy

Posted by on Apr 17, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the effectiveness of radiation therapy, in treating patients with high-risk prostate cancer features after radical prostatectomy (surgery to remove the prostate gland). The main outcome to be measured will be freedom from failure. Failure is evidence that the cancer has returned. Patients will be followed up for 5...

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Is single fraction high dose brachytherapy for prostate cancer safe and effective? 



Posted by on Mar 24, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined if single fraction, high dose brachytherapy for low and medium risk prostate cancer is safe and effective. This study concluded that this treatment for prostate cancer is safe and effective, however, it should not be used outside of clinical trials.  Some background Prostate cancer can be treated using...

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Comparing urinary function after robotic surgery or radical perineal surgery for early stage prostate cancer

Posted by on Mar 5, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to evaluate two less invasive surgeries in the treatment of localized prostate cancer (PCa). This study found that there was no difference in urinary symptoms 12 months after the two methods.  Some background Prostate surgery is a treatment option for prostate cancer (PCa). This surgery can be carried out by classic...

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Looking at different types of radiation therapy for intermediate risk prostate cancer

Posted by on Feb 23, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial evaluates the effectiveness of radiation therapy delivered from outside the body for the treatment of prostate cancer. The main outcomes of this trial are the number of patients who have no damage to genital or urinary organs and survival without cancer. This trial is taking place in various sites across the USA and...

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Looking for men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer to test an immune based therapy, Sipuleucel-T

Posted by on Feb 9, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluates the effectiveness of an immunotherapy in the treatment of newly diagnosed prostate cancer. The main outcome to be measured in this trial is the number of patients whose cancer does not progress within 3 years after immunotherapy injection. This trial is taking place in many sites across the USA.  The details...

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Low dose brachytherapy used for locally recurrent prostate cancer after external beam radiotherapy

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to evaluate the side-effects of low dose brachytherapy (BT) for local recurrence of prostate cancer after external radiotherapy. This study found that BT had acceptable side effects in this setting.  Some background Prostate cancer can be treated using surgery or radiation therapy. Radiation therapy can be...

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