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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Feasibility Testing of Transpelvic Magnetic Stimulation as a Novel Intervention toImprove Urogenital Function in Prostate Cancer Survivors
Principal Investigator:

Mahadevan Rajasekaran

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $100,072
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The overall purpose of this SPiRE project is to assess the feasibility and acceptability of a novel intervention approach and to collect preliminary data for a future randomized clinical trial to rehabilitate urogenital function in prostate cancer survivors. Prostate cancer is most common in men over 50 years and this cancer incidence is especially high (29%) in the VA patients. With early diagnosis, patients can pursue potentially curative interventions that include surgical procedures (radical...

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