Who can participate?

You may be able to join this trial if you have prostate cancer that is contained within one area of your prostate gland and your doctor thinks it is unlikely to grow or spread for a few years (medium or intermediate risk localised prostate cancer).

PART is recruiting men who have a medium risk of their cancer coming back and only have cancer in one area of their prostate gland.

All of the following must also apply:

  • You have had an mpMRI scan to show that you have significant cancer on one side of the cancer and make sure it hasn’t spread outside of your prostate.
  • Have had samples (biopsies) taken from your prostate gland to confirm you have intermediate risk cancer.
  • Have a Gleason score of at least 6 and a PSA blood test result of no more than 20 (your doctor can advise you about both of these).

You cannot join this trial if any of these apply:

  • You Are not fit or well enough to have surgery.
  • Have significant cancer in both sides of your prostate gland.
  • Have prostate cancer that is considered to be low risk or high risk (rather than medium risk).
  • Have already had treatment for prostate cancer.
  •  Have been diagnosed with another type of primary cancer.
  • Are not able to have an ultrasound probe into your back passage to scan your prostate (transrectal ultrasound) for any reason.
  • Are allergic to latex.

If you would like to read more about the trial design please click here: Trial design.