Cancer Care

 

 
 
A Phase III Trial Of Short Term Androgen Deprivation With Pelvic Lymph Node Or Prostate Bed Only Radiotherapy (SPPORT) In Prostate Cancer Patients With A Rising Psa After Radical Prostatectomy
Principal Investigator (?)
Study Number
R0534
Summary
RATIONALE: Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Antihormone therapy, such as flutamide, bicalutamide, and luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonist, may lessen the amount of androgens made by the body. It is not yet known which regimen of radiation therapy with or without androgen-deprivation therapy is more effective for prostate cancer. PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying prostate radiation therapy to see how well it works compared with short-term androgen deprivation therapy given together with pelvic lymph node radiation therapy with or without prostate radiation therapy in treating patients with a rising PSA after surgery for prostate cancer. 
Phase (?)
Phase III
Sponsor (?)
Available at the following location(s)

Keene,Lebanon,St. Johnsbury, VT

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