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

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT00855647


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.

Official Title

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

Stanford Investigator(s)

James D. Brooks
James D. Brooks

Keith and Jan Hurlbut Professor

Harcharan Gill
Harcharan Gill

Kathryn Simmons Stamey Professor, Emeritus


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

   - 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.
   Exclusion Criteria:- No prior prostate treatment will be allowed.

   - The use of other concurrent Investigational Agents will not be allowed.

   - No exclusion requirements due to co-morbid disease or incurrent illness.

   - No requirements regarding history of allergic reactions.

   - Pregnancy or nursing patients is not applicable (ie. patients are male).


procedure: Hypo-fractionated Radiotherapy

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

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

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