Step 1: Meet with your Radiation Oncologist and the study staff to determine if COMPPARE is right for you.
If so, in Step 2, give your consent to participate and register for the study.
Step 3: Complete the Pretreatment Questionnaires.
Step 4: Receive the radiation treatment that you and your doctor agree is best for you.*
Step 5: Complete Quality of Life and Side Effects Follow-up Questionnaires three months after radiotherapy and annually for at least three years and follow-up Assessments for PSA every six months after treatment.
*Proton therapy patients will also have the option of participating in a randomized controlled trial. Ask your physician for more information.