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To determine if hypofractionated IG-VMAT (70 Gy in 28 fractions over 5.6 weeks) will result in disease-free survival (DFS) that is no worse than DFS following conventionally fractionated IG-VMAT (80Gy in 40 fractions over 8 weeks) in patients treated for localized prostate cancer. Analysis the local progression, disease-specific survival (DFS), freedom from biochemical recurrence (FFBR), and overall survival (OS) of two groups. Observe the incidence of GI and GU toxicity.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-18T02:08:21-0400
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A glycoprotein that is a kallikrein-like serine proteinase and an esterase, produced by epithelial cells of both normal and malignant prostate tissue. It is an important marker for the diagnosis of prostate cancer.
A synthetic retinoid that is used orally as a chemopreventive against prostate cancer and in women at risk of developing contralateral breast cancer. It is also effective as an antineoplastic agent.
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Proteins secreted by the prostate gland. The major secretory proteins from the human prostate gland include PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN, prostate-specific acid phosphatase, prostate-specific membrane antigen, and prostate-specific protein-94.
Tumors or cancer of the PROSTATE.
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