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UICC Classification of Esophageal Cancer

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01770275
First Posted: January 17, 2013
Last Update Posted: November 18, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf
  Purpose
Background. The aim of our study was to investigate the ability of the Seventh edition of the classification by the International Union Against Cancer (UICC) to identify patients at higher risk and to predict the overall survival in patients with esophageal carcinoma. Methods. Demographic and clinical data of 605 patients, who underwent esophagectomy for esophageal carcinoma between 1992 and 2009, were analyzed. Tumor stage and grade were classified according to the sixth and seventh editions of the UICC classification.

Condition
Esophageal Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: An Attempt at Validation of the Seventh Edition of the Classification by the International Union Against Cancer for Esophageal Carcinoma

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Further study details as provided by Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Overall survival [ Time Frame: 5 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Survival distinction [ Time Frame: 5 years ]

Enrollment: 605
Study Start Date: April 2008
Study Completion Date: January 2013
Primary Completion Date: January 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
patients with esophageal cancer
Patients with esophageal cancer who underwent esophagectomy

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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
The University-Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf is a specialist reference centre for the treatment of patients with esophageal carcinoma in Germany. A prospective database for all patients with surgically resectable esophageal carcinoma was established in 1992 at the Department for General, Visceral and Thoracic Surgery at the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany. Only patients without perioperative chemotherapy and histologically proven esophageal cancer were included into this study.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with esophageal cancer
  • > 18 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01770275


Locations
Germany
University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf
Hamburg, Germany, 20246
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf
Investigators
Study Chair: Jakob R Izbicki, MD. Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf
  More Information

Responsible Party: Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01770275     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UICC-VII-EC
First Submitted: January 15, 2013
First Posted: January 17, 2013
Last Update Posted: November 18, 2014
Last Verified: November 2014

Keywords provided by Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf:
esophagus

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Esophageal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases