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Tumor Metabolism of Lung Cancer in Patients Who Underwent Percutaneous Radiation Measured With F-18-FDG-PET

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jörg Kotzerke, Dresden University of Technology Identifier:
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: August 23, 2011
Last verified: August 2011

The purpose of the study is to describe the regional and global FDG-kinetics in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) during percutaneous radiation therapy.

Lung Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Tumor Metabolism of Lung Cancer Underwent Percutaneous Radiation Measured With F-18-FDG-PET

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Further study details as provided by Technische Universität Dresden:

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: July 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

The study includes consecutive patients from Department of Radiooncology with inoperable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) intended for a curative radiotherapy.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically confirmed NSCLC not curable by surgery
  • Karnofsky > 80%
  • Tumor volume and localization allow curative radiotherapy
  • Written consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Metastases
  • Diabetes
  • Pregnancy
  • Psychiatric impairment
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00180154

Department of Nuclear Medicine
Dresden, Germany, 01307
Sponsors and Collaborators
Technische Universität Dresden
Principal Investigator: Joerg Kotzerke, MD Department of Nuclear Medicine
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Jörg Kotzerke, Prof. Dr., Dresden University of Technology Identifier: NCT00180154     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BCA-FDG-FU
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: August 23, 2011
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Office for Radiation Protection

Keywords provided by Technische Universität Dresden:
radiation therapy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Neoplasms
Lung Diseases
Neoplasms by Site
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms processed this record on February 27, 2015