10-Year Outcomes Similar for H-IMRT, C-IMRT in Prostate Cancer


MONDAY, March 23, 2020 — For men with intermediate- and high-risk prostate adenocarcinoma, 10-year outcomes are similar with conventionally fractionated intensity-modulated radiation therapy (C-IMRT) or moderate hypofractionated IMRT (H-IMRT),…

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CONCLUSION: H-IMRT failed to demonstrate superiority compared with C-IMRT in long-term disease outcomes.
PMID: 32119599 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Source: Clinical Prostate CancerCategory: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: J Clin Oncol Source Type: research

AIM: To report toxicity and quality of life (QOL) outcomes from a randomised trial of prostate only versus whole pelvic radiotherapy in high risk, node negative prostate cancer.
MATERIALS/METHODS: Patients with localised prostate adenocarcinoma and nodal involvement risk > 20%, were randomised to prostate only (PORT, 68 Gy/25# to prostate) and whole pelvis (WPRT, 68 Gy/25# to prostate and 50 Gy/25# to pelvis) arms with stratification for TURP, Gleason score, baseline PSA, and type of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). Image guided intensity modulated radiotherapy (IG-IMRT…

Source: Radiotherapy and Oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and OncologyCategory: Radiology Authors: Tags: Radiother Oncol Source Type: research

Conditions:   Metastatic Prostate Adenocarcinoma;   Prostate Adenocarcinoma;   Recurrent Prostate Carcinoma;   Stage IV Prostate Cancer AJCC v8;   Stage IVA Prostate Cancer AJCC v8;   Stage IVB Prostate Cancer AJCC v8 Interventions:   Radiation: Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy;   Radiation: Proton Beam Radiation Therapy;   Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment;   Other: Questionnaire Administration Sponsors:   Mayo…

Source: ClinicalTrials.govCategory: Research Source Type: clinical trials

Three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy, intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), and volumetric-modulated arc radiotherapy (VMAT) are more effective curative treatment options for patients with localized adenocarcinoma of the prostate, compared with surgery [1 –2]. Gastrointestinal toxicity is the major treatment-related side effect in prostate cancer radiotherapy. The rates of acute and chronic grade (≥2) rectal toxicity increase by dose – increasing from 3 and 5%, to 20 and 21%, respectively [3–5].

Source: Physica Medica: European Journal of Medical PhysicsCategory: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Technical note Source Type: research

ConclusionCombining radiation dose parameters with microRNA expression in PBLs may be useful for predicting acute gastrointestinal toxicity of radiation therapy, thus contributing to personalized treatment of prostate cancer.

Condition:   Stage II Prostate Adenocarcinoma Interventions:   Radiation: Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT);   Radiation: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) Sponsors:   NRG Oncology;   National Cancer Institute (NCI) Not yet recruiting

Source: ClinicalTrials.govCategory: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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