Monitoring Chemotherapy Response of Soft Tissue Sarcomas and Osteosarcomas Using Diffuse Optical Spectroscopic Imaging

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified May 2014 by University of California, Irvine
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Montana Compton, University of California, Irvine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01263405
First received: December 16, 2010
Last updated: May 19, 2014
Last verified: May 2014
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine the ability of a specific imaging method, termed Diffuse Optical Spectroscopic Imaging, to provide metabolic and functional information which can be used to predict overall response to preoperative (neoadjuvant) chemotherapy in patients with sarcomas. Sarcoma patients face comparatively poor response rates to chemotherapy and early, non-invasive indications of response could provide physicians with the information necessary to make evidence-based changes in treatment strategies. Patients who do not demonstrate early signs of response would be spared the unnecessary side-effects of an ineffective chemotherapy regimen, and could either be switched to a different regimen or undergo surgery


Condition
Sarcoma

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Monitoring Chemotherapy Response of Soft Tissue Sarcomas and Osteosarcomas Using Diffuse Optical Spectroscopic Imaging

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Further study details as provided by University of California, Irvine:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Monitoring Chemotherapy Response of Soft Tissue Sarcomas and Osteosarcomas [ Time Frame: up to 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 83
Study Start Date: December 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Normal
normal volunteers without sarcoma
Sarcoma
Sarcoma

Detailed Description:

In this study we plan to measure bone and soft tissue sarcoma patients using Diffuse Optical Spectroscopic Imaging to determine if analogous markers of response exist for these patients. The first aim of this study is to measure normal volunteers using Diffuse Optical Spectroscopic Imaging in the anatomic regions where sarcomas typically occur such as the extremities. This will provide normal optical properties with which to compare sarcoma measurements. The second aim of this study is to determine the feasibility of measuring sarcoma patients with Diffuse Optical Spectroscopic Imaging. Since the optical properties of sarcoma tissue will likely be different from breast tumor tissue, we will measure a small cohort of patients at baseline (before treatment) to determine typical optical properties and make any necessary instrument adjustments. The third aim of the study will involve measuring sarcoma patients using Diffuse Optical Spectroscopic Imaging at multiple timepoints during their treatment including at baseline, during their first week of neoadjuvant chemotherapy, at the midpoint of therapy, and before surgical resection. Additionally, some patients may be measured during their chemotherapy infusions as this timepoint has shown promising preliminary data in breast cancer patients. Diffuse Optical Spectroscopic Imaging measurements will be analyzed and compared to overall chemotherapy response determined by pathology. Additionally, DOSI measurements will be compared to clinical MRI (or FDG PET/CT) measurements performed at baseline and at posttreatment prior to surgery according to RECIST/PERCIST criteria. Tumor volume reduction (or tumor metabolic change) during chemotherapy will be compared to Diffuse Optical Spectroscopic Imaging measurements. Finally, as a fourth study aim, biopsy specimens from patients will be analyzed by immunohistochemistry for metabolic, proliferative, and necrotic markers. These markers will be correlated with optical markers to help further understand the how DOSI can inform physicians about the tumor biology of sarcomas.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

primary care clinic and community sample

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any subjects with no current or previous history of sarcoma are eligible to be a normal volunteer
  • Any subject with a sarcoma neoplasm is eligible to be measured for aim 2 of the study
  • Only patients undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy for sarcoma are eligible for Aim 3 of the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age less that 18 year old
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01263405

Contacts
Contact: Montana Compton, RN 949-824-9265 mocomton@uci.edu

Locations
United States, California
Beckman Laser Institute Recruiting
Irvine, California, United States, 92612
Contact: Montana Compton, RN    949-824-9265    mocomton@uci.edu   
Sub-Investigator: Bang Hoang, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Albert Cerussi, PhD         
Sub-Investigator: Montana Compton, RN         
Sub-Investigator: Amanda Durkin, BS         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Montana Compton
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Bruce Tromberg, PhD Beckman Laser Institute
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Montana Compton, Administrative Nurse Research Coordinator Beckman Laser Institute, University of California, Irvine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01263405     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2010-7852, Department Fund
Study First Received: December 16, 2010
Last Updated: May 19, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of California, Irvine:
Sarcoma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteosarcoma
Sarcoma
Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Bone Tissue
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue
Neoplasms, Connective Tissue

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