PET/CT: Role in Detecting Unknown Primary Head and Neck Cancer
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00656760|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 11, 2008
Last Update Posted : May 18, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Head and Neck Cancer||Other: PET/CT|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||20 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Care Provider)|
|Official Title:||The Clinical Utility of PET-CT in the Management of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Neck Nodes With an Unknown Primary Malignancy.|
|Study Start Date :||July 2007|
|Primary Completion Date :||March 2011|
|Study Completion Date :||March 2011|
All patients have PET/CT and biopsies with the surgeon blinded to the result of PET/CT. Additional biopsies are performed (or not) after the surgeon has the PET/CT results revealed.
PET/CT is being performed on all patients in the study.
- proportion of patients where PET/CT resulted in a change in diagnosis [ Time Frame: 2 weeks after surgery ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00656760
|Tom Baker Cancer Centre|
|Calgary, Alberta, Canada|