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Lung Cancer Location: a Repository

This study has been terminated.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Indiana University Identifier:
First received: December 19, 2007
Last updated: October 7, 2013
Last verified: September 2013
The purpose of this repository is to prospectively examine subjects with known or suspected lung cancer to determine the extent of mediastinal lymph node involvement with respect to primary lung cancer location. The data collected in this repository may be used to influence our current standard of care and streamline indications for EUS.

Lung Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Lung Cancer Location: A Prospective Repository

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Further study details as provided by Indiana University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • examine subjects with known or suspected lung cancer to determine the extent of mediastinal lymph node involvement with respect to primary lung cancer location [ Time Frame: ongoing-database ]

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: June 2006
Study Completion Date: September 2013
Primary Completion Date: July 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
those subjects who went to surgery to treat their lung cancer
no surgery
those subjects who did not go to surgery for their lung cancer
subjects with NSCLC
Small cell lung cancer
those with small cell lung cancer


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
Subjects with known or suspected lung cancer will be identified by referral to the thoracic surgeon or ultrasonographer at the Veterans Affairs Hospital or Indiana University Medical Center.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects undergoing EUS evaluation of a mediastinal mass, or suspected/known lung cancer
  • Subjects with a prior history of lung cancer
  • Subjects referred to thoracic surgery for evaluation of a suspected/known lung cancer

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Altered mental status that would prohibit the giving and understanding of informed consent
  • Dementia
  • Psychiatric illness that would preclude adequate compliance with communication for this protocol
  • Prisoners
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00578084

United States, Indiana
Clarian/IUPUI: University Hospital
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Indiana University
Principal Investigator: Julia LeBlanc, MD, MPH Indiana University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Indiana University Identifier: NCT00578084     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0604-76
IRB # 0604-76
Study First Received: December 19, 2007
Last Updated: October 7, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017