Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FLProstate Cancer+1 MoreRadiation Therapy - Radiation
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing whether a new treatment for prostate cancer, called Prostatic Artery Embolization (PAE), is effective. PAE will be given to patients before they start radiation therapy. Patients will be followed for six and twelve weeks after PAE to see how well the treatment works.

Eligible Conditions
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Enlarged Prostate

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: At 12 weeks

At 12 weeks
Prostate Volume Reduction after PAE
At 18 weeks
Change in American Urologic Association Score
Week 12
Change in International Prostate Symptom Score

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

2 of 3
This is further along than 68% of similar trials

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Prostatic Artery Embolization (PAE)
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

26 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Radiation Therapy · No Placebo Group · Phase 2

Prostatic Artery Embolization (PAE)Experimental Group · 2 Interventions: Radiation Therapy, Merit Medical Embospheres · Intervention Types: Radiation, Device
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Radiation Therapy
Completed Phase 3

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: at 12 weeks

Who is running the clinical trial?

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research InstituteLead Sponsor
510 Previous Clinical Trials
126,926 Total Patients Enrolled
26 Trials studying Prostate Cancer
3,658 Patients Enrolled for Prostate Cancer
Nainesh S Parikh, MD, MBAPrincipal InvestigatorMoffitt Cancer Center

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · Male Participants · 6 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You can receive a procedure called prostatic artery embolization within 6-12 weeks after your radiation treatment is finished.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any vacancies for individuals interested in participating in this research?

"Per the information on clinicaltrials.gov, this medical study is currently recruiting participants. It was initially posted in February of 2022 and most recently updated at the end of August that same year." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Has Radiation Therapy been officially validated by the FDA?

"With only some data indicating safety, we have assessed radiation therapy as having a rating of 2. Due to being in Phase 2 clinical trials, there is no evidence supporting its efficacy yet." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the aggregate number of people participating in this research?

"Affirmative. The clinical trial is actively enrolling patients, as evidenced by the information posted on clinicialtrials.gov; it was created on February 23rd 2022 and most recently revised August 18th of this year. A total of 26 participants are needed for the experiment to be conducted at a single site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.