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Tadalafil in Preventing Erectile Dysfunction in Patients With Prostate Cancer Treated With Radiation Therapy

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00931528
First Posted: July 2, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 27, 2016
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Collaborators:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
NRG Oncology
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
Results First Submitted: April 18, 2016  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor);   Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Conditions: Prostate Cancer
Sexual Dysfunction
Interventions: Drug: Tadalafil
Other: Placebo

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Tadalafil Beginning ≤ 7 days after the start of radiotherapy, patients receive oral tadalafil 5mg once daily for 24 weeks.
Placebo Beginning ≤ 7 days after the start of radiotherapy, patients receive oral placebo once daily for 24 weeks.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Tadalafil   Placebo
STARTED   121   121 
COMPLETED   80 [1]   61 [1] 
NOT COMPLETED   41   60 
Protocol Violation                9                12 
Withdrawal by Subject                4                12 
Lost to Follow-up                6                13 
Assessment outside of Time Frame                22                23 
[1] Subjects with data available for the primary analysis are considered to have completed the study.



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Population Description
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All randomized eligible patients.

Reporting Groups
  Description
Tadalafil Beginning ≤ 7 days after the start of radiotherapy, patients receive oral tadalafil 5mg once daily for 24 weeks.
Placebo Beginning ≤ 7 days after the start of radiotherapy, patients receive oral placebo once daily for 24 weeks.
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Tadalafil   Placebo   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 112   109   221 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Median (Full Range)
 63 
 (45 to 80) 
 63 
 (48 to 79) 
 63 
 (45 to 80) 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
     
Female   0   0   0 
Male   112   109   221 


  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Spontaneous (Off-drug) Erectile Function (EF) as Measured by International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) at Weeks 28-30 After Initiation of Radiation Therapy (RT)   [ Time Frame: Baseline to 30 weeks from the start of radiation therapy ]

2.  Secondary:   Spontaneous (Off-drug) EF at Years 1 and 2 After Initiation of RT   [ Time Frame: Baseline to 2 years from the start of radiation therapy ]
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3.  Secondary:   Overall Sexual Function as Measured by the IIEF at Weeks 28-30 and Years 1 and 2 After Initiation of RT   [ Time Frame: Baseline to 2 years from the start of radiation therapy ]
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4.  Secondary:   Patient and Partner Overall Sexual Satisfaction as Measured by the Sexual Adjustment Questionnaire (SAQ) at Weeks 28-30 and Years 1 and 2 After Initiation of RT   [ Time Frame: Baseline to 2 years from the start of radiation therapy ]
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5.  Secondary:   Patient and Partner Marital Adjustment as Measured by the Locke's Marital Adjustment Test at Weeks 28-30 and Years 1 and 2 After Initiation of RT   [ Time Frame: Baseline to 2 years from the start of radiation therapy ]
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6.  Secondary:   Patient-related Predictors of EF at Weeks 28-30 and Years 1 and 2 After Initiation of RT   [ Time Frame: Baseline to 2 years from the start of radiation therapy ]
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7.  Secondary:   Patient Follow-up Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction at Weeks 28-30 and Years 1 and 2 After Initiation of RT   [ Time Frame: Baseline to 2 years from the start of radiation therapy ]
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8.  Secondary:   Radiotherapy Factors Associated With Spontaneous (Off-drug) EF at Weeks 28-30 and Years 1 and 2 After Initiation of RT   [ Time Frame: Baseline to 2 years from the start of radiation therapy ]
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  Limitations and Caveats
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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There IS an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.
The agreement is:
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is less than or equal to 60 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is more than 60 days but less than or equal to 180 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Wendy Seiferheld
Organization: NRG Onoclogy
e-mail: seiferheldw@nrg.oncology.org


Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):

Responsible Party: Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00931528     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RTOG 0831
CDR0000647146
NCI-2011-01934 ( Registry Identifier: CTRP (Clinical Trials Reporting Program) )
First Submitted: June 30, 2009
First Posted: July 2, 2009
Results First Submitted: April 18, 2016
Results First Posted: July 27, 2016
Last Update Posted: July 27, 2016