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Epidemiological Study to Describe Non-small-cell Lung Carcinoma (NSCLC) Clinical Management Patterns in MENA. Lung-EPICLIN/ KSA (EPICLIN)

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 December 2012 by AstraZeneca.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: March 30, 2011
Last updated: December 11, 2012
Last verified: December 2012
The study is to provide accurate, reliable information on NSCLC clinical management across MENA (Middle East North Africa) countries in order to detect unmet medical needs of this disease, it is a purely observational study; therefore patients are not assigned to a particular therapeutic strategy beforehand by a protocol. Treatment will be according to current clinical practice.

NSCLC Patient Characteristics

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Epidemiological Study to Describe NSCLC Clinical Management Patterns in MENA. Lung-EPICLIN/ KSA

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Estimated Enrollment: 54
Study Start Date: April 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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
All NSCLC patients attending the responsible department of treating this type of patients (e.g. Oncology Department) for the first time (regardless of whether the patient is diagnosed with locally, advanced or metastatic disease) at the participating sites from the first of April 2011 to the end of September 2011

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Confirmed NSCLC diagnosis (e.g. bronchoscope or FNAB), all stages, men and women, attending the responsible department of treating this type of patients for the first time between April 1st 2011 and March 31 2012, for PRO sub-sample: ability to read and write since they will be asked to participate in the PRO part of the study. Selection will not be based on the disease stage of each patient, in order to avoid a selection bias

Exclusion Criteria:

  • According to the study design there will not be any exclusion criteria in order to provide a high validity and to obtain the most accurate real daily practice information.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01330862

Saudi Arabia
Research Site
Qassim, Central, Saudi Arabia
Research Site
Riyadh, Central, Saudi Arabia
Research Site
Dammam, Eastern, Saudi Arabia
Research Site
Jeddah, Western, Saudi Arabia
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Chair: Dr. Abdul Rahman Jazieh King Fahad National Guard Hospital
Principal Investigator: Dr. Ahmed Abdulwarith King Fahad Specialist Hospital
Principal Investigator: Dr. Rasha Moastafa King Fahad Medical City
Principal Investigator: Dr. Sherif Wafa Prince Faisal Bin Bander oncology centre
Principal Investigator: Dr. Maged Mansour Dr. Erfan & Bagedo Hospital
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mohamed Rahhal King Fahad Specialist Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT01330862     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-MENA-SA-IRS-2010/01
Study First Received: March 30, 2011
Last Updated: December 11, 2012

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
patient outcomes

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Lung Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on August 18, 2017