Effect of Education on Treatment Decision Making for Patients With Prostate Cancer on Chronic Hormone Treatments

  • Interventional
  • Recruiting
  • NCT04705038
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A Feasibility Study of Orchiectomy in Patients With Prostate Cancer on Chronic LHRH Agonist or Antagonist Therapy

The purpose of this study is to learn how an educational intervention about orchiectomy as an alternative to medical castration for those who are already on medical castration will impact the number of patients willing to undergo an orchiectomy (surgery to remove the testicles).


Age Group
18 Years and up

Accepting Healthy Volunteers?

Inclusion Criteria:

         - Diagnosis of metastatic prostatic adenocarcinoma

         - Receiving luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist or LHRH antagonist therapy continuously for at least 1 year with anticipated lifelong therapy

         - Able to complete written surveys in English

        Exclusion Criteria:

         - More than 2 prior systemic treatment regimens utilized in addition to castration.

At a Glance

National Government IDNCT04705038


Lead SponsorUniversity of Chicago

Lead PhysicianWalter Stadler


18 Years and up