Diagnosing Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer in African American and White Men Phase II, Randomized Clinical Trial, Multi-center, MR-Guided vs. 12-core Systematic Random Biopsy, Localized Prostate Cancer

Condition: Health Status Unknown, Elevated PSA

Study Type: Interventional

Clinical Trials Identifier NCT 8-digits: NCT03234556

Sponsor: University of Southern California


  • Age: minimum 40 Years maximum N/A
  • Gender: Male

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Written informed consent and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) authorization for release of personal health information
  • Note: HIPAA authorization may be included in the informed consent or obtained separately
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of =< 1 within 3 months (93 days) prior to being registered for protocol
  • African-American or white men (Hispanic or non-Hispanic)
  • Prostate biopsy-naive or a single negative biopsy
  • Having elevated prostate specific antigen (PSA) (> 2.5 ng/ml) and no palpable nodule on digital rectal exam (DRE)
  • Ability to understand the willingness to sign a written informed consent
  • Patients must be willing to undergo a radiologic imaging before and after biopsy of the prostate
  • Patients must be willing to undergo a biopsy of the prostate

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have had chemotherapy or radiotherapy within 12 months of the study for other diagnoses not related to prostate cancer
  • Patients receiving any other investigational agents
  • Uncontrolled intercurrent illness including, but not limited to, ongoing or active infection, symptomatic congestive heart failure, unstable angina pectoris, cardiac arrhythmia, or psychiatric illness/social situations that would limit compliance with study requirements
  • Patients with active inflammatory bowel disease
  • Patients who are unable to undergo MRI
  • Patients who had any surgery of the prostate including TURP (transurethral resection of the prostate)
  • Patients who had > 1 prior prostate biopsy

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