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Photon/Proton Radiation Therapy for Carcinoma of the Nasopharynx (NP01)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00797290
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Slow enrollment, Feasibility issues)
First Posted : November 25, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 10, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Florida

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to collect outcomes information to see what effects photon/proton beam radiation has on nasopharynx cancer.

Condition or disease
Nasopharynx Cancer

Detailed Description:
Data collection will be obtained from the patient's medical records including initial evaluation, pathology report, dosimetry information, radiotherapy completion records and follow-up.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 9 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Clinical Outcomes Protocol of Photon/Proton Beam Radiation Therapy for Carcinoma of the Nasopharynx
Study Start Date : June 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2015

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Photon/Proton Radiation Therapy
Photon/Proton Radiation Therapy

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Collect and analyze morbidity outcomes [ Time Frame: After radiation therapy, every 4 months for at least 10 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Collect and analyze tumor control outcomes [ Time Frame: 12 months and 24 months after radiation therapy then annually for 10 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients treated at radiaton oncology clinic

Inclusion Criteria:

* Nasopharynx cancer.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Evidence of distant metastasis.
  • Previous radiation for head and neck cancer.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00797290

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United States, Florida
University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute
Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 32206
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Florida
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Principal Investigator: Roi Dagan, MD, MS University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute
Mendenhall WM, Riggs CE Jr, Cassisi NJ: Treatment of head and neck cancers. In: DeVita VT Jr, Hellman S, Rosenberg SA, eds.: Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology. 7th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005., pp 662-732.
Laramore GE, ed.: Radiation Therapy of Head and Neck Cancer. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1989.
Cummings CW, Fredrickson JM, Harker LA, et al.: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Saint Louis, Mo: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1998.

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Responsible Party: University of Florida
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00797290    
Other Study ID Numbers: UFPTI 0605-NP01
First Posted: November 25, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 10, 2017
Last Verified: February 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by University of Florida:
Nasopharynx Cancer, Proton Radiation, Outcomes
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Pharyngeal Neoplasms
Otorhinolaryngologic Neoplasms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Nasopharyngeal Diseases
Pharyngeal Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases