Virtual HDR Cyberknife Radiosurgery for Localized Prostatic Carcinoma: A Phase II Study

Trial ID:
Donald Fuller
Virtual high dose rate (HDR) CyberKnife (CK) prostate treatment has comparable morbidity and efficacy compared with actual prostate HDR...

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically confirmed adenocarcinoma of the prostate, clinical stage T1b - T2b (AJCC 6th Edition, see Appendix II), NX/N0, M0.
  • Karnofsky performance status > 80.
  • Patient must be ≥ 18 years of age.
    • Gleason Sum < or = 7
    • Prostate-specific antigen < or = 20 ng/ml
  • Patients must sign a study-specific informed consent form prior to study entry.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Stage < T1b, T2c, T3 or T4 disease (AJCC 6th Edition, see Appendix II).
  • Gleason Score > 7.
  • PSA > 20 ng/ml.
  • Lymph node involvement (N1).
  • Evidence of distant metastases (M1).
  • Radical surgery for carcinoma of the prostate, prior pelvic radiation, pelvic surgical clips or other metallic foreign bodies.
  • History of hormonal therapy (antiandrogen or 5 alpha reductase treatment within three months prior to treatment).
  • Previous or concurrent cancers other than basal, in situ, or squamous cell skin cancers unless disease-free for ≥ 5 years.
  • Major medical or psychiatric illness, which in the investigator's opinion, would prevent completion of treatment and would interfere with follow-up.
  • Metallic Hip prosthesis.
  • History of inflammatory bowel disease

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