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

This study has been completed.
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AHS Cancer Control Alberta Identifier:
First received: January 20, 2006
Last updated: January 24, 2013
Last verified: July 2006
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

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

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

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 identifier: NCT00280891

Canada, Alberta
Tom Baker Cancer Centre
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 4N2
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alberta Health Services
Principal Investigator: Harold Lau, MD Alberta Cancerboard
  More Information

No publications provided 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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site processed this record on November 27, 2015