Tumor Metabolism of Head and Neck Cancer in Patients Who Underwent Radiation Therapy Measured With F-18-FDG-PET

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jörg Kotzerke, Technische Universität Dresden
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: March 15, 2016
Last verified: March 2016
The purpose of the study is to describe the regional and global FDG-kinetics in head and neck cancer during percutaneous radiation therapy.

Head and Neck Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Technische Universität Dresden:

Enrollment: 44
Study Start Date: July 2005
Study Completion Date: December 2015
Primary Completion Date: December 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
The study includes consecutive patients from the Department of Radiooncology with head and neck cancer (HNC) intended for a curative chemoradiotherapy.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically confirmed head and neck cancer not curable by surgery
  • Karnofsky > 70%
  • Tumor volume and localization allow curative radiotherapy
  • Written consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Metastases
  • Earlier radiotherapy of head or neck
  • Pregnancy
  • Secondary malignancy excluding dermal carcinoma T1 and Tis-carcinoma of cervix uteri
  • Psychiatric impairment
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00180245

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

Responsible Party: Jörg Kotzerke, Prof. Dr., Technische Universität Dresden
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00180245     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HNO-FDG-FU 
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: March 15, 2016
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Office for Radiation Protection

Keywords provided by Technische Universität Dresden:
Radiation therapy

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

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 26, 2016