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Jacksonville, Florida 32206


Purpose:

The purpose of this trial is to give a shorter course (5 ½ weeks) of radiation that has as little side effects on normal bladder and rectal tissues as the usual longer course (8 weeks) of radiation, without decreasing the chance of killing prostate cancer cells.


Study summary:

Low Risk - Total of 70 Gy/CGE over 28 treatments Intermediate Risk - Total of 72.5 Gy/CGE over 29 treatments


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria - Prostate cancer. - Gleason score 2-7. - PSA ≤ 20 ng/ml. Exclusion Criteria: - Previous prostate cancer surgery or pelvic radiation. - Prior or current chemotherapy for prostate cancer. - Active inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease, diverticulitis or ulcerative colitis) affecting the rectum. - History of proximal urethral stricture requiring dilatation. - History of hip replacement. - Diabetes requiring medication. - Prior intrapelvic surgery. - Current and continuing anticoagulation with Warfarin sodium (Coumadin), Clopidogrel bisulfate (Plavix), enoxaparin sodium (Lovenox), or aspirin/er dipyridamole (Aggrenox). - On Flomax (Tamsulosin), Hytrin (Terazosin) or Cardura (Doxazosin), Uroxatral (alfuzosin HCl). - Taking Saw Palmetto or methotrexate and unable or unwilling to discontinue its use during radiation.


NCT ID:

NCT00693238


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Randal H Henderson, MD
University of Florida


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Jacksonville, Florida 32206
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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