Navigation Links
Leading Academic Institutions Collaborate on 800-Patient Study of Effectiveness of Cryoablation for Men With Recurrent Prostate Cancer
Date:6/6/2008

data we need to evaluate and confirm the treatment as an important and proven option for these men."

"We believe that this study will demonstrate what more and more urologists already know -- that cryoablation can give these patients a great second chance," said Craig T. Davenport, Endocare Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "This should be very welcome news to the thousands of patients each year who have undergone radiation therapy only to see their cancer come back. These so-called 'salvage' patients have very few options other than hormone therapy. The study will be used to determine the best methods for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of these salvage patients. We look forward to following this study because the most modern and advanced cryoablation technology available will be used. While previous salvage studies show good results, we expect these outcomes to be even better."

Cryoablation is a procedure during which the physician freezes and destroys the cancerous tumors in the prostate gland. Endocare developed and manufactures the industry's leading cryoablation device, the Endocare Cryocare(R) System. Patients who undergo cryoablation often are released within 24 hours of the procedure and are able to return to normal activity within a few days.

The SCORE Study is the largest prospective trial ever undertaken in cryoablation. Investigators will collect uniform, HIPAA compliant, anonymous patient data for collaborative analysis and publication. Data components, which are based on an Institutional Review Board (IRB) approved protocol, include diagnostics, cryoablation procedure, clinical follow-up and complications.

A national patient educational and awareness campaign is underway to find patients with recurrent prostate cancer following radiation. A number of additional academic and community centers are in the process of joining the study. Additional information can be found at '/>"/>

SOURCE Endocare, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. Progen Engages Leading CRO to Assist with Phase 3 Trial of PI-88
2. Zila Inc. Product Selected to Identify Pre-Cancer in Study of Leading Cancer Treatment Chemotherapeutic - ERBITUX
3. Positive Xeloda(R) Five-Year Overall Survival Study Data in the Adjuvant Treatment of Colon Cancer Presented at Leading European Cancer Meeting
4. Influenza is Leading Cause of Vaccine-Preventable Deaths for Kids; Despite CDC Recommendations, Moms Still Dont Vaccinate
5. Leading Physicians Present Interim Results from Multi-Center Studies of VNUS ClosureFAST Catheter at VEITHsymposium
6. PAREXEL Expands Late Phase Clinical Research Services and Appoints Leading Pharmacoepidemiology Expert Victor Kiri
7. Cleveland Clinic Leading Clinical Program to Improve Early-Stage Lung Cancer Detection
8. Leading AIDS Groups Turn Up The Heat on 08 Presidential Candidates
9. Clinical Experience With Peregrines Anti-Cancer Agent Bavituximab Presented at Leading Symposium on Anti-Angiogenic Agents
10. Most Back Pain Could Be Cured Without Surgery or Drugs if Doctors Treated Muscles - Not the Spine - Says Leading Pain Specialist
11. Study in JAMA Shows Patients Treated With Abbotts XIENCE(TM) V Drug Eluting Stent Experience Better Outcomes Than Patients Treated With Market-Leading Drug Eluting Stent
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014  Novation, the leading health care supply ... IT value-added reseller (VAR) national contracts that expand its ... services at lower costs. These include manufacturer product and ... initiative assistance and ongoing IT consulting support. ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG ) announces that ... to the announced tender offer for all of the outstanding shares ... of the waiver, the transaction is no longer conditional on OFT ... 24, 2014 following the currently scheduled expiration time, subject to the ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... LOUISVILLE, Ky. , Jan. 15, 2014  Manufacturers, ... technologies must be able to protect their most ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130716/CL46586LOGO ) Because ... Industry, it steadfastly remains one of the most ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Novation Information Technology VAR Contracts Offer Significant Savings to Hospitals 2Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 2Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 3Intellectual Property Insurance for Medical-related Products and Services 2
... ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), ... to develop treatments in areas of oncology, cancer supportive ... service global public relations firm, to support its media ... media communications outreach program primarily aimed at introducing MuGard ...
... China, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Nepstar Chain Drugstore ... "Company"), the largest drugstore chain in China based on the ... will report its second quarter fiscal year 2011 financial results ... The Company will host a conference call, to be ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Access Pharmaceuticals Retains Edelman as Public Relations Firm 2Access Pharmaceuticals Retains Edelman as Public Relations Firm 3China Nepstar Chain Drugstore to Report Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results on August 23 2
(Date:4/17/2014)... Doctors who treat patients with a severe ... face an agonizing treatment decision. , The drug ... help relieve shortness of breath. But some patients ... cause potentially fatal complications following transplantation. , "It,s ... medical director of Loyola University Medical Center,s LAM ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... NEW YORK, NY (April 16, 2014) The cause ... but a new study proposes that neurons may be ... own immune system, similar to the way autoimmune diseases ... attack the body,s cells. The study was published April ... is a new, and likely controversial, idea in Parkinson,s ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... By discovering a new mechanism that allows blood to ... UC Irvine and the Salk Institute have opened the ... stroke-induced brain damage. , A complex and devastating neurological ... primary reason for disability in the U.S. The blood-brain ... blood-borne material into the brain, causing the permanent deficits ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... NEW YORK April 17, 2014 EcoHealth Alliance, ... public health issues, published a comprehensive review today examining ... and Marburg virus. The review calls for improved global ... such as the recent outbreak of Ebola in West ... in the countries of Guinea and Liberia. According ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... online has the potential to ward off depression among ... research published online in The Journals of ... . In the article " Internet Use and Depression ... Longitudinal Analysis ," the authors report that Internet use ... percent among their study sample. , Late-life depression ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 3Health News:Is Parkinson's an autoimmune disease? 2Health News:Study IDs new cause of brain bleeding immediately after stroke 2Health News:Re-emergence of Ebola focuses need for global surveillance strategies 2Health News:Re-emergence of Ebola focuses need for global surveillance strategies 3Health News:Internet use may cut retirees' depression 2
... According to a survey done by the U.S. government it was ... among the America's elderly population//. It is said that adults aged ... estimated that the number of people addicted to drug would double ... generation is addicted to drugs due to problems such as pain, ...
... Drug addiction is becoming a significant public health probelm ... that the number of individuals with drug addiction// problems ... of 2020. ,Nearly 2.5 million Americans have ... 1999. The increasing inclination of elders to take drugs ...
... collaborate to prove through clinical trials the efficacy of ... known to cure but for which there is no ... collaboration has been approved by the board members and ... to the government for seeking funding," said Ranjit Roy ...
... has confirmed five more bird flu related deaths in Indonesia, ... team has further been sent to the northern Sumatra region, ... same family) had lived. The fifth victim was a 38-year-old ... and meat. ,,It is further suspected that eight ...
... helps to protect the lungs of premature infants from ... McMaster University researchers have reported// an early finding in ... caffeine therapy for the treatment of apnoea of prematurity. ... preterm infants, because the lungs are underdeveloped and the ...
... will not be allowed to make tall claims on their ... EU lawmakers have clamped down on misleading claims or health ... to set a common standard for vitamins, minerals and food ... manufacturers who are not able to justify their claims will ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Indian And Chinese Doctors Join Together To Prove The Efficacy Of Herbal Drugs 2Health News:Indian And Chinese Doctors Join Together To Prove The Efficacy Of Herbal Drugs 3Health News:Caffeine Therapy May Help Protect Lungs Of Premature Babies 2
... many as three tests confirmed Sterillium Rub's ... according to FDA (Time Kill study and ... Drug Products) and one European test - ... the relevant international efficacy specifications. Sterillium Rub ...
HIBICLENS' non-drying, low skin irritation potential promotes compliance with the frequent hand washing associated with today's clinical protocols....
... All of The Scrub Care® ... are formulated for the ultimate in ... harmful bacteria while keeping skin healthy ... use. This solutions do not contain ...
Exidine® 2% CHG Brushless Surgical Scrub offers exceptional persistence and broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity....
Medicine Products: