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Radiation Planning Study for High Grade Brain Tumors

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified February 2011 by University of Cincinnati.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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University of Cincinnati Identifier:
First received: August 25, 2010
Last updated: February 11, 2011
Last verified: February 2011
The purpose of this research study is to see if a higher strength MRI procedure provides better images to use in planning radiation treatments for patients with brain tumors in the future.

Condition Intervention
High Grade Glioma Other: 3T MRI

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: 3T Versus 1.5T MR Approaches in Target Definition for Malignant Gliomas: Is There a Significant Difference in Tumor Extent and Radiation Treatment Volume?

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Further study details as provided by University of Cincinnati:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Treatment volume [ Time Frame: 1 year average ]
    To assess the difference in treatment volume for radiation planning in gliomas as calculated using 1.5T versus 3T magnets

Estimated Enrollment: 25
Study Start Date: June 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Patients receiving 3T MRI
Other: 3T MRI
3T MRI in addition to standard 1.5T MRI for treatment planning


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
Patients with high grade glioma planning to receive radiation therapy

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically confirmed, newly diagnosed Grade III-IV glioma
  • Planning to undergo radiation therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Grade I or II glioma
  • Patients unable to undergo MRI imaging
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01191346

Contact: UC Cancer Center 513-584-7698

United States, Ohio
University of Cincinnati Recruiting
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45219
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Cincinnati
Principal Investigator: Jessica Guarnaschelli, MD University of Cincinnati
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Cincinnati Identifier: NCT01191346     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BTC-G1
Study First Received: August 25, 2010
Last Updated: February 11, 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasms, Neuroepithelial
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue processed this record on August 21, 2017