A Study of Bladder Filling Variations During Radiation Therapy in Patients Undergoing Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer


About this study

The purpose of this study is to examine bladder filling for radiation treatment to the prostate, and to evaluate how bladder fullness changes daily during radiation treatment.  

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Age ≥ 18 years
  • ECOG ≥ 60
  • Diagnosis of prostate adenocarcinoma receiving definitive or salvage radiation to the prostate

Exclusion Criteria 

  • Age < 18 years
  • Unable to follow bladder filling protocol
  • AUA Score ≥ 20 (severe urinary symptoms)

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Steven Buskirk, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Mark Waddle M.D.



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