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PET-CT for Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) of the Neck Nodes Unknown Primary Malignancy

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00530283
First Posted: September 17, 2007
Last Update Posted: January 19, 2012
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Collaborator:
Calgary Health Region
Information provided by:
AHS Cancer Control Alberta
  Purpose
Patients with squamous cell cancer of neck nodes but unknown primary will have a PET-CT scan prior to biopsies. The utility of PET-CT will be determined in this subset of patients.

Condition Intervention
Squamous Cell Cancer Other: PET-CT

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Clinical Utility of PET-CT in the Management of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Neck Nodes With Unknown Primary Malignancy

Further study details as provided by AHS Cancer Control Alberta:

Estimated Enrollment: 58
Study Start Date: August 2007
Study Completion Date: July 2011
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
A
Patients with Squamous cell cancer of neck nodes, unknown primary
Other: PET-CT

  Eligibility

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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
18 years
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • squamous cell cancer of neck nodes with unknown primary site

Exclusion Criteria:

  • unable to tolerate PET-CT
  • unable to undergo examination under anaesthesia
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00530283


Locations
Canada, Alberta
Tom Baker Cancer Centre
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 4N2
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alberta Health Services
Calgary Health Region
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Harold Lau, M.D. AHS Cancer Control Alberta
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00530283     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20682
First Submitted: September 13, 2007
First Posted: September 17, 2007
Last Update Posted: January 19, 2012
Last Verified: August 2011

Keywords provided by AHS Cancer Control Alberta:
Squamous
Unknown Primary
Patients with Squamous cell cancer neck nodes

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
Neoplasms, Squamous Cell
Carcinoma
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms