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This is a single arm clinical program designed to establish and quantify the rates of long-term toxicities and tumor control of a hypo-fractionated course of radiotherapy for the treatment of low-risk localized prostate cancer. Hypo-fractionated radiotherapy is an accelerated radiotherapy course where fewer but larger daily doses of radiotherapy are given. When an image-guided conformal radiotherapy technique is used to deliver hypo-fractionated radiotherapy it is often also called stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT).
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California, Los Angeles
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:15-0400
To report the outcome of hypo-fractionated radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy (RP) for prostate cancer (PCa) using IMRT-SIB. 124 patients with PCa at high risk of relapse after RP or...
To demonstrate that a hypo-fractionated course of radiotherapy (ie. an accelerated radiotherapy course where fewer but larger doses of radiotherapy are given) is both safe and effective in...
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Aim: The aim of the study is to compare the efficacy with SBRT and moderate hypo-fractionation in high risk and node positive prostate cancer PRIMARY STUDY OBJECTIVES: To assess whether e...
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 I...
Radiotherapy can diminish quality of life (QoL) for prostate cancer patients. Our objective was to evaluate the effect of radiotherapy on QoL in men aged 75 years or older treated with radiotherapy fo...
Quality indicators (QIs) have been developed for many aspects of prostate cancer care, but are under-developed with regard to radiotherapy treatment. We aimed to develop a valid, relevant and feasible...
Prostate cancer can be treated with radical prostatectomy (RP), external-beam radiotherapy (EBRT), or brachytherapy (BT). These modalities have similar cancer-related outcomes. We used an innovative m...
Postoperative external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) is a validated treatment option in the adjuvant setting for prostate cancer patients with aggressive pathological features following radical prosta...
The oligometastases is considered an intermediate state of the disease between localized and wide spread metastases. Local ablative therapy to oligometastatic prostate cancer is gaining significant tr...
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.
Radiotherapy given to augment some other form of treatment such as surgery or chemotherapy. Adjuvant radiotherapy is commonly used in the therapy of cancer and can be administered before or after the primary treatment.
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.
Tissue ablation of the PROSTATE performed by ultrasound from a transducer placed in the RECTUM. The procedure is used to treat prostate cancer (PROSTATIC NEOPLASMS) and benign prostatic hypertrophy (PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA).
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.
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