Review of Palliative Radiotherapy in the Management of Advanced Head and Neck Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
AHS Cancer Control Alberta
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00280891
First received: January 20, 2006
Last updated: January 24, 2013
Last verified: July 2006
  Purpose

To describe the charactersitics of patients with advanced head and neck cancer treated with palliative intent and determine outcome in terms of symptom control and toxicity


Condition
Head and Neck Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Review of Palliative Radiotherapy in the Management of Advanced Head and Neck Cancer

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Further study details as provided by AHS Cancer Control Alberta:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: June 2006
  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck, primary treatment given with palliative intent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • radical treatment, palliative treatment following local recurrence, adenocarcinoma, salivary gland carcinoma or melanoma
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00280891

Locations
Canada, Alberta
Tom Baker Cancer Centre
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 4N2
Sponsors and Collaborators
AHS Cancer Control Alberta
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Harold Lau, MD Alberta Cancerboard
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00280891     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 18882
Study First Received: January 20, 2006
Last Updated: January 24, 2013
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada

Keywords provided by AHS Cancer Control Alberta:
head and neck
cancer
palliation
radiotherapy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site

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