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Positioning and Tracking the Prostate During External Beam Radiation


Beacon® Transponder Implantation and Localization in the Prostate




The purpose of this study is to evaluate a non-ionizing electromagnetic method to align the prostate treatment site for radiation therapy and to monitor its position throughout radiation therapy delivery. The clinical study involves using an investigational device, the Calypso® 4D Localization System, and requires permanent implantation of three small sensors called Beacon® transponders in the prostate.

Study Status: Completed


Condition Intervention Phase
Prostate Cancer Device: Calypso® 4D Localization System N/A

Verified by Varian Medical February, 2012

Sponsored by: Varian Medical
Information provided by: Varian Medical identifier: NCT00123838

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

The Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio 44192
United States

Lisa Levine, Ph.D.., Study Director

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