The Role of Lymphangiogenesis in Head and Neck Cancer Metastasis

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified June 2005 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: March 29, 2006
Last verified: June 2005
The purpose of this study is to investigate the role of lymphangiogenesis in the metastasis of head and neck cancer.

Oral Cancer
Laryngeal Cancer
Hypopharyngeal Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Allocation: Random Sample
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: August 2004
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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other pathological type
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00173381

Contact: Ching-Ting Tan, MD, PhD 886-2-23123456 ext 5222

National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Contact: Ching-Ting Tan, MD, PhD    886-2-23123456 ext 5222   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Ching-Ting Tan, MD, PhD National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00173381     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9461700657
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: March 29, 2006
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC)
vascular endothelial growth factor-C (VEGF-C)
cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2)
interleukin-6 (IL-6)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypopharyngeal Neoplasms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Neoplasms
Pharyngeal Diseases
Pharyngeal Neoplasms
Stomatognathic Diseases processed this record on December 01, 2015