Boston, Massachusetts 02215


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.

Study summary:

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.


Inclusion Criteria: - Pathological diagnosis of an adenocarcinoma of the prostate - 18 years of age or older - Prior choice of either standard brachytherapy or MRIGPB as primary treatment Exclusion Criteria: - Prior primary therapy (surgery or external beam radiation) for prostate cancer - Current hormone ablation therapy



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
James Talcott, MD, SM
Massachusetts General Hospital

James Talcott, MD, SM
Phone: 617-724-5451

Backup Contact:

Anita Rodrigues

Location Contact:

Boston, Massachusetts 02215
United States

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Site Status: Recruiting

Data Source:

Date Processed: January 21, 2020

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