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Potential Benefits of Radiotherapy in Prone Position for Breast Cancer Patients: a Planning Study

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified February 2011 by Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01284153
First Posted: January 26, 2011
Last Update Posted: February 4, 2011
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Information provided by:
Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
  Purpose
This study has the purpose to investigate the benefit of treating breast cancer patients in prone position. This treatment is compared to the standard technique in our center (supine position with or without respiratory gating). The investigators want to compare the doses on the organs at risk (heart and lungs) in the different techniques.

Condition
Breast Neoplasms Radiation

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: A Comparison of Three Radiotherapy Techniques for Breast Cancer: a Planning Study

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Further study details as provided by Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven:

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: January 2011
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients who have an indication for radiotherapy of the breast and/or the lymph nodes.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • indication for radiotherapy of the breast and /or lymph nodes

Exclusion Criteria:

  • none ( planning study)
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01284153


Contacts
Contact: Caroline Sweldens, Doctor 003216347600 caroline.sweldens@uzleuven.be

Locations
Belgium
UZ Leuven Radiotherapy Department Recruiting
Leuven, Belgium, 3000
Contact: Caroline Sweldens, Doctor    003216347600    caroline.sweldens@uzleuven.be   
Sub-Investigator: Caroline Sweldens, Doctor         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
Investigators
Study Director: Caroline Sweldens, Doctor UZ Leuven
  More Information

Responsible Party: Prof. Caroline Weltens, UZ Leuven
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01284153     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S52869
First Submitted: January 24, 2011
First Posted: January 26, 2011
Last Update Posted: February 4, 2011
Last Verified: February 2011

Keywords provided by Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven:
respiratory gating
prone radiotherapy
breast cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases