Last updated on April 2010

Long-Term Outcomes of Alternative Brachytherapy Techniques for Early Prostate Cancer

Brief description of study

The purpose of this research study is to assess outcomes of treatment for early prostate cancer. Current treatments for early (non-metastatic) cancer may cause long-term impairments in the patients quality of life. In this study we will compare the outcomes of patients treated with two alternative brachytherapy (seed implants) techniques using a series of questionnaires.

Detailed Study Description

Participants will be asked to complete a questionnaire about their health prior to treatment, at 1, 3 and 12 months after treatment and then once a year 4 more times.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT00681694

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