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Prostate Specific Antigen Test clinical trials at UC Cancer

2 research studies open to eligible people

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  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Localized Prostate Cancer That Have Undergone Surgery

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well stereotactic body radiation therapy works in treating patients with prostate cancer that has not spread to other parts of the body and have undergone surgery. Stereotactic body radiation therapy is a specialized radiation therapy that sends x-rays directly to the tumor using smaller doses over several days and may cause less damage to normal tissue.

    at UCLA

  • Testing the Addition of the Drugs, Apalutamide and Abiraterone Acetate With Prednisone, to the Usual Hormone Therapy and Radiation Therapy After Surgery for Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase III trial studies how well adding apalutamide, abiraterone acetate, and prednisone to the usual hormone therapy and radiation therapy works compared to the usual hormone therapy and radiation therapy in treating patients with node-positive prostate cancer after surgery. Radiation therapy uses high energy x-ray to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Androgens, or male sex hormones, can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Drugs, such as apalutamide, may help stop or slow the growth of prostate cancer cell growth by blocking the androgens. Abiraterone acetate blocks some of the enzymes needed for androgen production and may cause the death of prostate cancer cells that need androgens to grow. Prednisone may help abiraterone acetate work better by making tumor cells more sensitive to the drug. Adding apalutamide and abiraterone acetate with prednisone to the usual usual hormone therapy and radiation therapy after surgery may stabilize prostate cancer and prevent it from spreading or extend time without disease spreading compared to the usual approach.

    at UC Davis UCLA UCSF

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