The ProSpace balloon is being studied to test IF it will temporarily position the anterior rectal wall away from the prostate during radiotherapy for prostate cancer and in creating that space will reduce the radiation dose delivered to the anterior rectum. The ProSpace balloon is composed of a bioresorbable polymer material called RESOMER. RESOMER is well studied and approved for many indications. This study will show if it will maintain that space for the entire course of prostate radiotherapy treatment and then be completely absorbed by the body over time. The balloon is considered a permanent implant because it will remain in the body for at least 30 days. The ProSpace System study will collect data to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of its indication. This device is currently investigational in the United States
This study is called a registry study. A registry study collects information about a group of people who have the same medical condition. This is not a treatment study. The type of prostate cancer treatment subjects received will be determined by the subject and their physician and will not be affected by their participation in this study. This research is being done is to create a comprehensive nationally-representative clinical database to facilitate the study of existing and emerging technologies for prostate cancer ablation. Ablation refers to the use of various energy sources to destroy both normal and cancerous prostate cells.
This preliminary study proposes to explore the unmet survivorship care needs of advanced-disease prostate cancer survivors. The study will use a qualitative approach by giving this population the opportunity to voice their attitudes, perceptions, and preferences regarding their current survivorship care. The overarching goal is using these results to inform the need for a larger scale study in the future to increase the knowledge base regarding late-disease prostate cancer survivors.
This study is for men who have prostate cancer. The purpose of this study is to compare the effects, good and/or bad, of adding either prostate removal surgery or radiation therapy of the prostate to standard systemic therapy (SST), which is used to treat prostate cancer.
The main purpose of this study is to find out if getting a test, called the Prolaris cell cycle progression test (CCP), changes decisions about how prostate cancer is treated and how these decisions affect the course of the disease. Researchers want to look at the treatments that men and their doctors choose to manage prostate cancer and how the treatments change over time.
This study is called a registry study. A registry study collects information about a group of people who have the same medical condition. This study will enroll men who have had Prolaris testing and men who have not had Prolaris testing. During the course of this registry study demographic and health information will be collected from you or from your medical records several times over the course of 8 years.
The Prolaris test would like to improve the impacts of individual risk assessment, as well as, to help researchers to better understand prostate cancer and how decisions are made about prostate cancer treatment.
The purpose of this research study is to determine the effectiveness and safety of niraparib used in combination with JNJ-63723283 in the treatment of subjects with advanced prostate cancer. The study medication, niraparib and JNJ-63723283 are given in cycles, with each cycle lasting 28 days. You will continue study medication for as long as your disease does not appear to be getting worse based on assessments by your doctor.
The purpose of this trial is to test if a marketed drug for advanced prostate cancer (FIRMAGON) can reduce the risk of cardiovascular complications as compared to another marketed drug for advanced prostate cancer (LUPRON DEPOT) in patients with prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease.
This study is for patients with prostate cancer that has a risk of getting worse. The purpose of this study is to compare any good and bad effects of using stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), a technique that gives treatment in a shorter amount of time compared to the usual radiation therapy.