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PROstaTE Cancer Treatment and Obesity in Zoladex-Astrazeneca Treated Patients

2014-08-27 03:17:43 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The reports on relationship of obesity and biochemical or clinical recurrence of prostate cancer are controversial. Several reports have shown that obesity is associated with increased risk of biochemical or clinical failure after radical prostatectomy. Other prospective studies have shown no adverse effect of obesity on long-term outcomes after prostatectomy. Limited reports are available on the impact of obesity on prostate cancer progression after radiotherapy. Primary: to assess percentage recurrence rate among normal weight and overweight or obese prostate cancer patients treated by adjuvant Zoladex therapy. Secondary: to determine the Quality of Life differences among normal and overweight or obese prostate cancer patients by a Quality of Life questionnaire

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Prostate Cancer

Location

Research Site
Baja
Hungary

Status

Recruiting

Source

AstraZeneca

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:43-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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.

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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