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Metabolic Imaging Predict Histopathologic Response to Preop ChemoXRT for Locally Advanced Rectal CA

This study has been terminated.
(Protocol approval expired)
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00394615
First Posted: November 1, 2006
Last Update Posted: March 29, 2010
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Collaborator:
Stanford Cancer Council
Information provided by:
Stanford University
  Purpose
In this research study of metabolic imaging in locally advanced rectal cancer, we hope to learn whether new medical imaging technology can help predict the response of rectal cancer to preoperative chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Ultimately we hope this information will in the future help us predict which patients will benefit from more or less aggressive initial therapy for their rectal cancer.

Condition Intervention
Rectal Cancer Procedure: Metabolic Imaging

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Metabolic Imaging: Predicting Histopathologic Response to Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer

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Further study details as provided by Stanford University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To learn whether new medical imaging technology can help predict the response of rectal cancer to preoperative chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

Estimated Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: October 2003
Study Completion Date: October 2005
Primary Completion Date: October 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:- You must be diagnosed with locally advanced rectal cancer and have chosen treatment with preoperative chemoradiotherapy followed by surgery, which is a standard treatment approach for this disease.

Exclusion Criteria:- You are ineligible for this study if you are pregnant or under the age of 18 years old.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00394615


Locations
United States, California
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
Stanford Cancer Council
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Albert Koong Stanford University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Albert Koong, Stanford University School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00394615     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: REC0001
First Submitted: July 5, 2006
First Posted: November 1, 2006
Last Update Posted: March 29, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rectal Neoplasms
Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases