Circulating Tumor Cell Analysis in Patients With Localized Prostate Cancer Undergoing Prostatectomy

Condition: Prostate Cancer

Study Type: Observational

Clinical Trials Identifier NCT 8-digits: NCT01961713

Sponsor: Massachusetts General Hospital



  • Age: minimum 18 Years maximum N/A
  • Gender: Male

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Pathologically confirmed diagnosis of prostate adenocarcinoma
  • Non-metastatic prostate cancer
  • Planned radical prostatectomy at Massachusetts General Hospital

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients must not have received prior radiation therapy, hormone therapy, or other medical therapy for prostate cancer prior to prostatectomy. Post-prostatectomy therapy at the discretion of the patient's treating physician(s) is allowed.
  • Patients must not have metastatic prostate cancer
  • No prior or current diagnosis of epithelial malignancy, except for skin cancer (squamous cell carcinoma or basal cell carcinoma)

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