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Protocol for Radiofrequency Ablation of Pulmonary Neoplasms

This study has been terminated.
Information provided by:
Oncology Specialties, Alabama Identifier:
First received: October 3, 2005
Last updated: January 11, 2007
Last verified: May 2006
This research trial involves the development of a new treatment for lung tumors. It is for patients whose tumor cannot be surgically removed, have refused surgery, or the tumor has not responded well to other forms of treatment. This treatment uses a needle probe to deliver energy into the lung tumor. This probe is placed utilizing a CT scan image. The energy heats the tumor causing tumor cell death.

Condition Intervention
Pulmonary Neoplasms Procedure: Radiofrequency Ablation of pulmonary neoplasms

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Protocol for Radiofrequency Ablation of Pulmonary Neoplasms

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Further study details as provided by Oncology Specialties, Alabama:

Study Start Date: June 2003

Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria: The patients enrolled in this study should be judged to have sufficient survival to benefit from control of local disease and include at least one of the following:

  1. unresectable primary or metastatic lung tumors
  2. may benefit from multiple modalities of therapy
  3. chemotherapeutic or radiation oncologic options have been exhausted

Exclusion Criteria:

1. co-existing morbidities that preclude the use of surgery

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00232128

United States, Alabama
Comprehensive Cancer Institute
Huntsville, Alabama, United States, 35801
Sponsors and Collaborators
Oncology Specialties, Alabama
Principal Investigator: Marshall T. Schreeder, M.D. Comprehensive Cancer Institute
  More Information Identifier: NCT00232128     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CCI LUN 02
Study First Received: October 3, 2005
Last Updated: January 11, 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on August 22, 2017