A Prospective Comparative Study of Outcomes with Proton and Photon Radiation in Prostate Cancer (COMPPARE)
The main objectives of the study are to compare prostate cancer patients treated with proton therapy to prostate cancer patients treated with photon therapy. To do this, patients will complete surveys about their quality of life and side effects associated with their radiation therapy treatment.
Age 30-80 with diagnosed prostate cancer, no prior radiation therapy or surgery to the prostate, no other active inflammatory bowel disease.
30 - 80
Healthy Volunteers Needed
Duration of Participation
Up to 10 years. Participation will exactly follow the standard of care schedule.
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Patients will earn $50 at each visit the complete questionnaires. This amounts to $250 for the initial 3 years and up to $600 over the entire 10 years.