Expression of Molecular Markers Before and After Neo-adjuvant Chemoradiotherapy in Rectal Cancer

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2009 by St. Claraspital AG.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : February 3, 2009
Last Update Posted : September 22, 2009
Information provided by:
St. Claraspital AG

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether markers on tumor tissue may be an indicator for good response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in patients with rectal cancer.

Condition or disease
Rectal Cancer

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : April 2005

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
group is selected from a single institution ( community hospital)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • locally advanced rectal cancer uT3 or uT4
  • no distant metastasis
  • neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy required

Exclusion Criteria:

  • rejection of radiochemotherapy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00835055

Contact: Beatrice Kern, MD +41 61 685858585 ext 8484

St. Claraspital, Chirurgische Klinik Recruiting
Basel, Switzerland, 4016
Contact: Beatrice Kern, MD    +41 61 6858585 ext 8484   
Sponsors and Collaborators
St. Claraspital AG

Responsible Party: Dr. Urs Wagner, Viollier AG Identifier: NCT00835055     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 43/05
First Posted: February 3, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 22, 2009
Last Verified: September 2009

Keywords provided by St. Claraspital AG:
rectal cancer with neoadjuvant treatment
standardized clinical tests
tumor markers on tumor tissue

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