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A study to find out more about prostate cancer (ReIMAGINE Prostate Cancer Risk)
This study is collecting samples to carry out detailed testing in men having tests for suspected prostate cancer.
More about this trial
- tissue samples (
biopsies) from the prostate
- urine samples
- blood samples
- detailed images from scans
- how prostate cancer develops
- why some prostate cancers spread to other parts of the body and others don’t
- why treatment works for some prostate cancers and not for others
Who can enter
- You have a PSA blood test result of 20 or less and you had this test done in the last 3 months.
- You have had an
MRI scanof your prostate.
- The MRI scan shows a suspicious area that needs a prostate biopsy to confirm whether or not cancer there is cancer.
- You haven’t had hormone therapy in the last 6 months.
- can’t donate tissue, blood or urine samples
- have already had treatment for prostate cancer including surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, focal therapy such as HIFU, cryotherapy, Nanoknife or
radiofrequency ablation,or other drug treatments
- had a prostate biopsy less than 12 months before your MRI scan
- when you are referred to hospital by your GP
- on the day of your prostate MRI
- after you have had an MRI scan and the doctors advise you to have a prostate biopsy
- risk of bleeding or infection
- bruising of the skin
How to join a clinical trial
Prof Hashim Ahmed
Prof Mark Emberton
Cancer Research UK (CRUK)
Medical Research Council (MRC)
University College London (UCL)
Imperial College London (ICL)
Kings College London (KCL)