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Tumour Registry Lung Cancer (TLK)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
iOMEDICO AG Identifier:
First received: August 30, 2010
Last updated: November 7, 2016
Last verified: November 2016
Overview of treatment reality in patients with bronchial carcinoma requiring systemic treatment and being treated by office-based oncologists in Germany.

Lung Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Clinical Registry Describing Treatment Reality and Therapy Modalities of Patients With Lung Cancer (NSCLC, SCLC and Neuroendocrine Tumors) Requiring Therapy.

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Further study details as provided by iOMEDICO AG:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Documentation of actually used therapy forms in bronchial carcinoma requiring treatment [ Time Frame: 3 years per patient ]

Enrollment: 2500
Study Start Date: January 2010
Study Completion Date: July 2016
Primary Completion Date: July 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Patients with lung cancer
Patients with lung cancer requiring therapy

Detailed Description:
The TLK is a prospective, longitudinal, nation wide cohort study that collects data on the treatment reality of patients with NSCLC and SCLC. At inclusion, data in patient characteristics, comorbidities, tumor characteristics, biomarker testing and previous treatments are collected. During the course of observation data on all systemic treatments, radiotherapies, surgeries, and outcome are documented. Patients are followed until death or for a maximum of 3 years.

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 lung cancer requiring therapy

Inclusion Criteria:

  • histologically confirmed Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC), Non Small Lung Cancer (NSCLC) or neuroendocrine tumors receiving therapy
  • written informed consent
  • start of neoadjuvant, adjuvant or first-line therapy no longer than 4 weeks before informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients not receiving any systemic therapy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01192919

Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Hans-Werner Tessen, MD
  More Information

Responsible Party: iOMEDICO AG Identifier: NCT01192919     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IOM TLK
Study First Received: August 30, 2010
Last Updated: November 7, 2016
Individual Participant Data  
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by iOMEDICO AG:
bronchial carcinoma
real life treatment
cohort study

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on June 22, 2017