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Prostate Cancer

A Message from Dr. Nancy Mendenhall – Spring/Summer 2022

Dear COMPPARE team, participants, stakeholders and friends, I am pleased to announce that on May 3, 2022, UH Seidman Cancer Center enrolled our 2,250th COMPPARE participant! This means we are now 75% of the way through the accrual process, an exceptional accomplishment given the ongoing challenges…

COMPPARE Newsletter: Spring/Summer 2022

A Message from Dr. Nancy Mendenhall As we near the completion of COMPPARE’s overall enrollment objective – a total of 3,000 patients – we are beginning to reflect and evaluate what we’ve learned thus far in creating and carrying out a large, multi-institutional pragmatic…

COMPPARE Enrolls 1,500th Proton Patient, Reaches Cohort Goal

The COMPPARE Coordinating Center announced today that the study has enrolled its 1,500th proton prostate cancer patient and has closed enrollment for the proton cohort. This goal was achieved in advance of the projected completion date of July 31, 2022. The proton cohort is divided into two groups: Pragmatic and…

COMPPARE Achieves 75% Enrollment Milestone

The COMPPARE Coordinating Center announced today that the study achieved 75% enrollment on May 3, 2022. COMPPARE realized both a remarkable overall accrual rate and a exceptional accrual rate of minorities, despite the ongoing challenges presented by COVID-19. In fact, the study stands to become a model for patient-centric clinical…

A Look at the New Technology Known as Theranostics

Brotherhood of the Balloon, a COMPPARE Partner Organization, reports on a new technology known as theranostics in the latest BOBtales newsletter. This approach combines molecular therapies (therapy) and paired molecular targeted imaging (diagnostics). In theranostics, a special diagnostic molecule is first…

A Message from Dr. Nancy Mendenhall – Fall/Winter 2021

Dear COMPPARE team, participants, stakeholders and friends, I am pleased to announce that on December 14, 2021 Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute enrolled our 2,000th COMPPARE participant! This means we are now two-thirds of the way through with accrual, an exceptional accomplishment given the ongoing challenges presented by COVID-19. …

COMPPARE Newsletter: Fall/Winter 2021-22

A Message from Dr. Nancy Mendenhall Our focus on IMRT enrollment has increased as we have become more aware of practice pattern changes that have impacted IMRT accrual, specifically the increased utilization of ultra-hypofractionated radiation (stereotactic body radiation therapy, or SBRT). Read Dr. Mendenhall’s message.

A Message from Dr. Nancy Mendenhall – Summer 2021

Dear COMPPARE team, participants, stakeholders and friends, I am pleased to report that as of August 20 we have enrolled 1,783 prostate cancer patients in COMPPARE, while striving to reach our accrual goal of 900 Pragmatic Proton patients by the end of August. We are working hard to achieve these…

COMPPARE Newsletter: Summer 2021

A Message from Dr. Nancy Mendenhall COMPPARE has achieved both a remarkable overall accrual rate and a remarkable accrual rate of minorities. In fact, the study stands to become a model for patient-centric clinical research in the future. Read Dr. Mendenhall’s message.   Partner Site…

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