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Chemotherapy, Hormone Therapy, and Surgery to Remove the Prostate Gland in Patients With High Risk Prostate Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00108290
First Posted: April 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: April 4, 2008
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Information provided by:
VA Office of Research and Development
  Purpose
In men with prostate cancer who do not have evidence of spread to bone or other sites on computed axial tomography (CAT) scan/bone scan but are still at significant risk of failing treatment with surgery or radiation alone, a combination of chemotherapy and hormone therapy is being given for 6 months followed by surgery to remove the prostate.

Condition Intervention Phase
Prostate Cancer Drug: Chemotherapy Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Chemohormone Therapy Prior to Prostatectomy in High Risk Prostate Cancer

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by VA Office of Research and Development:

Study Start Date: April 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2007
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • High risk prostate cancer without evidence of bone metastasis.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00108290


Locations
United States, Maryland
VA Maryland Health Care System
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21201
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00108290     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CLIN-003-02F
First Submitted: April 14, 2005
First Posted: April 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: April 4, 2008
Last Verified: April 2007

Keywords provided by VA Office of Research and Development:
Prostate cancer
chemotherapy
hormone therapy
surgery
PSA
Gleason score

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases