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The Role of Lymphangiogenesis in Head and Neck Cancer Metastasis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00173381
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2005 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted : March 30, 2006
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to investigate the role of lymphangiogenesis in the metastasis of head and neck cancer.

Condition or disease
Oral Cancer Laryngeal Cancer Hypopharyngeal Cancer

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Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Random Sample
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Retrospective/Prospective
Study Start Date : August 2004






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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other pathological type

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00173381


Contacts
Contact: Ching-Ting Tan, MD, PhD 886-2-23123456 ext 5222 christin@ha.mc.ntu.edu.tw

Locations
Taiwan
National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Contact: Ching-Ting Tan, MD, PhD    886-2-23123456 ext 5222    christin@ha.mc.ntu.edu.tw   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ching-Ting Tan, MD, PhD National Taiwan University Hospital

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00173381     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9461700657
First Posted: September 15, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 30, 2006
Last Verified: June 2005

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
lymphangiogenesis
head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC)
vascular endothelial growth factor-C (VEGF-C)
cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2)
interleukin-6 (IL-6)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Mouth Neoplasms
Laryngeal Neoplasms
Hypopharyngeal Neoplasms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Neoplasms
Laryngeal Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Pharyngeal Neoplasms
Pharyngeal Diseases