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Correlation Between MRS (Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy) and Tumor Response to Radiation Therapy in Breast Cancer

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AHS Cancer Control Alberta Identifier:
First received: October 21, 2010
Last updated: January 23, 2017
Last verified: October 2014
Correlation between MRS and Tumor Response Therapy in Breast Cancer.

Condition Intervention
Breast Cancer
Device: MRS

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: No masking
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Correlation Between MRS (Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy) and Tumor Response to Radiation Therapy in Breast Cancer

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by AHS Cancer Control Alberta:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • MRS Correlation with Treatment Response [ Time Frame: Up to One Year ]
    measuring choline, water and fat levels by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in breast tumors in response to treatment

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Correlation with Tumor Stage [ Time Frame: Up to One year ]

Enrollment: 8
Study Start Date: December 2007
Study Completion Date: September 2014
Primary Completion Date: September 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Device: MRS
    Other Name: Philips 3 Tesla MRI Scanner
Detailed Description:
Correlation between MRS (Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Tumor Response to Radiation in Breast Cancer

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically confirmed diagnosed Breast cancer
  • Patient is 18 years or older
  • Karnofsky performance score > 70
  • No previously irradiated or recurrent breast cancer
  • No contraindication to MRS/MRI
  • Signed informed consent.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01428739

Canada, Alberta
Cross Cancer Institute
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 1Z2
Sponsors and Collaborators
AHS Cancer Control Alberta
Principal Investigator: Nadeem Pervez, MBBS, FFRRCSI, FRCPC Cross Cancer Institute
  More Information

Responsible Party: AHS Cancer Control Alberta Identifier: NCT01428739     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 23701
Study First Received: October 21, 2010
Last Updated: January 23, 2017

Keywords provided by AHS Cancer Control Alberta:
Treatment response

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017