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The ProtecT trial - evaluating the effectiveness of treatments for clinically localised prostate cancer
Project title: The ProtecT trial - evaluating the effectiveness of treatments for clinically localised prostate cancer
Call to action: 96/20 Screening for prostate cancer
Research type: Primary Research
Chief investigator: Professor Freddie Hamdy
Contractor: University of Oxford
Co-investigators: Dr David Jewell, Dr Edward Rowe, Dr Ian Pedley, Dr Peter Kirkbride, Mr Hing Leung, Mr John Anderson, Mr Philip Powell, Professor David Gunnell, Professor David Neal, Professor Douglas Altman, Professor Jenny Donovan, Professor Linda Davies, Professor Stephen Frankel, Professor Tim Peters.
Started: June 2001 | Status: Research in progress
At 10-year median follow-up, there was no difference in disease-specific mortality between active monitoring, radical prostatectomy and radical radiotherapy treatments, which caused different side-effect profiles.
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