Hypofractionated Radiotherapy for Localized Prostate Cancer (With CyberKnife or With IMRT)

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 the treatment of low-risk localized prostate cancer.

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Investigator(s):

Intervention(s):

  • procedure : Hypo-fractionated Radiotherapy

Phase: Phase 2

Eligibility

Ages Eligible For Study:

18 Years - N/A

Inclusion Criteria

- Eligible patients will have clinical stage T1c through T2b, initial PSA level <10 and a biopsy Gleason score of 3+3 or 3+4 with fewer than 50% of biopsy cores involved. - Patients who have had any form of prior curative treatment (surgery, radiotherapy, cryotherapy) will not be eligible. A prior course of hormone therapy of less than 3 months duration will be allowed. - Adult men will be considered. - No life expectancy restrictions will apply. - Performance Status will not be considered. - No requirements for organ or marrow function will be made - Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent document.

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Contact information

Primary Contact:

Gillian McFarlane 6507212034

Stanford University School of Medicine 300 Pasteur Drive Stanford, CA 94305

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