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Gleason Score, Prostate-Specific Antigen Level, and Cancer Stage in Predicting Outcome in Patients Who Have Undergone Radiation Therapy for Localized Prostate Cancer

2014-08-27 03:27:04 | BioPortfolio

Summary

RATIONALE: Gathering information about the Gleason score, prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level, and cancer stage from patients who have undergone radiation therapy for prostate cancer may help doctors predict how patients respond to treatment and help plan the best treatment.

PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying the Gleason score, PSA level, and cancer stage in predicting outcome in patients who have undergone radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer.

Description

OBJECTIVES:

- Evaluate the value of the pre-operative Gleason score, prostate-specific antigen level, and clinical stage in predicting the risk of failure and death in patients who have undergone radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer.

OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study.

Patient medical records are reviewed to collect data about pre-treatment prostate biopsy, assigned Gleason score, prostate-specific antigen level, and radionucleotide bone scan.

Patients complete a Bowel Toxicity questionnaire to assess quality of life related to acute and long-term bowel toxicity after radiotherapy.

Study Design

N/A

Conditions

Prostate Cancer

Intervention

medical chart review, questionnaire administration, quality-of-life assessment, brachytherapy, radiation therapy

Location

UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco
California
United States
94115

Status

Recruiting

Source

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:27:04-0400

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