Dynamic PET acquisition-a Quantitative Technique for Grading of Malignant Tumors and Prediction of Response to Treatment

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 22, 2006
Last Update Posted : July 29, 2010
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Rambam Health Care Campus

Brief Summary:
To assess a quantitative kinetic model of FDG uptake measurement using PET in patients with aggressive Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and cancer of the pancreas, malignancies with known variability in disease aggressiveness and prognosis, for optimized tailoring of the therapeutic strategy in the individual patient.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Pancreatic Cancer Device: PET-CT

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 70 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Dynamic FDG-PET in Aggressive Lymphoma and Pancreas Cancer
Study Start Date : August 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2010

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The impact of the imaging modality on patient management [ Time Frame: 5 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. patient management [ Time Frame: 10 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with pancreatric cancer

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age>18
  • newly diagnosed untreated aggressive NHL
  • newly diagnosed untreated cancer of pancreas

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00294840

Rambam Medical Center
Haifa, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rambam Health Care Campus
Principal Investigator: Ora Israel, MD Rambam Health Care Campus

Responsible Party: Dr. Alex Frenkel, Rambam HealthCare Campus Identifier: NCT00294840     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PETDCTIL
First Posted: February 22, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 29, 2010
Last Verified: May 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Pancreatic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases