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A Study For Using Radiosurgery On Limited Metastases

This study has suspended participant recruitment.
(to analyze data of subjects already enrolled.)
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University of Rochester Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: June 2, 2014
Last verified: June 2014

September 12, 2005
June 2, 2014
April 2001
April 2020   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
To determine the feasibility and potential utility of radiosurgery for limited metastatic disease, compared to historical controls.
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00178399 on Archive Site
  • Quality of life and correlation with pro-apoptotic, inflammatory, and anabolic cytokine profiles
  • Analyze impact of disease bulk and number of sites involved.
Same as current
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A Study For Using Radiosurgery On Limited Metastases
A Pilot Study For Using Radiosurgery On Limited Metastases
The standard therapy in cases such as yours is surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy or hormonal therapy alone or in combination. The main purpose of this study is to evaluate whether radiosurgery alone affects your quality and length of life. A second purpose of this study is to determine if the levels of special types of protein (called cytokines) found in the blood are related to your quality of life during your course of treatment and follow-up.
In this research study high dose stereotactic body radiation therapy will be directed at the site of metastasis. This treatment will be given once a day, 5 times a week (Monday through Friday) for one to four weeks depending on the location and size of the disease to be treated. Blood for the cytokine tests will be drawn before your therapy starts, weekly during therapy and at the follow-up visits as stated in the next paragraphs. Two to four tablespoons of blood will be removed each time.
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Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Neoplasms, Metastatic
Procedure: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
Experimental: Stereotactic body radiation therapy
Intervention: Procedure: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
April 2020
April 2020   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

Age ≥ 18 years

KPS ≥ 70

Palliative: Disease most likely to be life limiting, is definable, and treatable to a sterilizing dose according to protocol criteria.

The size of the lesion must be such that it can be safely treated to sterilizing radiation doses according to the rules in the protocol

Previously treated lesions are not eligible unless the prescribed dose can be safely delivered. Previously enrolled patients can be retreated to new lesions if they still meet protocol requirements.

Informed consent must be obtained.

Pregnancy test must be negative for women of child bearing potential.

Out of state patients are eligible, if communication with the referring physicians is expected to be adequate to address the primary aim. The secondary aim (blood cytokines) is optional for out-of-state patients.

Exclusion Criteria:

Technical inability to achieve required dose based on safe dose constraints required for radiosurgery

Women who are pregnant or nursing..

Failure to meet inclusion requirements

Contraindications to radiation.

Patient should not be eligible for primary disease specific radiosurgical protocols

Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
URCC 9700
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Michael Milano, MD PhD, University of Rochester
University of Rochester
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Principal Investigator: Michael Milano, MD PhD University of Rochester
University of Rochester
June 2014

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