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Prostate Cancer

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…

COMPPARE Newsletter: Spring 2021

A Message from Dr. Nancy Mendenhall As we look forward to the normal resumption of our work, we ask you to join us in an effort to encourage all men to get back to having their prostates checked annually in order to detect cancers…

COMPPARE Newsletter: Winter 2021

A Message from Dr. Nancy Mendenhall I am thrilled to announce that we have reached 40% of our accrual goal! Our progress is truly astonishing, given the continued challenges COVID-19 has presented us with both globally and locally. Read Dr. Mendenhall’s message.

COMPPARE Newsletter: Fall 2020

A Message from Dr. Nancy Mendenhall Despite the challenges that we and other cancer research studies continue to face in this unprecedented time of COVID-19, COMPPARE has made significant progress toward our ultimate goal of helping prostate cancer patients make informed treatment decisions. Read…