PACE-C

About this trial

Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) uses special equipment to accurately deliver a high dose of radiotherapy to the prostate in a smaller number of treatments. This study is being conducted to compare conventional radiotherapy (intensity modulated radiotherapy IMRT) over 4 weeks with SBRT over 1-2 weeks for patients with localised intermediate/high risk prostate cancer.

Patient Profile

For patients with localised intermediate/high risk prostate cancer

Where’s this trial being run?

Beacon Hospital and Bon Secours Radiotherapy Cork in Partnership with UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre

Can I join this study / trial?

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Summary Data

Name: PACE-C
Number: CTRIAL-IE 15-46
Full Title:

The PACE Trial (Prostate Advances in Comparative Evidence) International randomised study of prostatectomy vs stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) and conventional radiotherapy vs SBRT for organ-confined prostate cancer.
PACE C: Image-Guided Conventional Radiotherapy vs Stereotactic Radiotherapy

Principal Investigator: Prof. John Armstrong (Chief Investigator), Dr Alina Mihai (Beacon Hospital), Dr Paul Kelly (Bon Secours Radiotherapy Cork in Partnership with UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre)
Type: Collaborative
Sponsor:

Cancer Trials Ireland
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Recruitment Started: Global:
Ireland: February 2021
Global Recruitment Target: 1182
Ireland Recruitment Target: