A study looking at developing new test to diagnose prostate cancer

Cancer type:

Prostate cancer

Status:

Results

Phase:

Other

This study looked at using urine and semen samples to develop new tests to diagnose prostate cancer.

More about this trial

Your GP will do a digital rectal examination (DRE) and a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) Open a glossary item blood test if you have symptoms of prostate cancer.

Your GP refers you to a specialist if needed. The specialist might take a sample of prostate tissue (biopsy Open a glossary item) to confirm a diagnosis of prostate cancer.

When this trial was done researchers were looking for new ways to diagnose prostate cancer using urine or semen samples. They needed to collect a large number of urine and semen samples to develop these tests.

Summary of results

It was difficult to find enough people to join this trial. The trial was never finished so there are no results available.

Recruitment start:

Recruitment end:

How to join a clinical trial

Please note: In order to join a trial you will need to discuss it with your doctor, unless otherwise specified.

Please note - unless we state otherwise in the summary, you need to talk to your doctor about joining a trial.

Chief Investigator

Mr Stuart McCracken

Supported by

Arquer Diagnostics Ltd

If you have questions about the trial please contact our cancer information nurses

Freephone 0808 800 4040

Last review date

CRUK internal database number:

14676

Please note - unless we state otherwise in the summary, you need to talk to your doctor about joining a trial.

Keith took part in a trial looking into hormone therapy

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"Health wise I am feeling great. I am a big supporter of trials - it allows new treatments and drugs to be brought in.”

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