Trial ID or NCT#

NCT00048997

Status

not recruiting iconNOT RECRUITING

Purpose

RATIONALE: Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to damage tumor cells. It is not yet known if giving radiation therapy to the head is effective in preventing CNS metastases in patients who have stage III non-small cell lung cancer. PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying how well radiation therapy to the head works in preventing CNS metastases in patients who have been previously treated for stage III non-small cell lung cancer.

Official Title

A Phase III Comparison Of Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation (PCI) Versus Observation In Patients With Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No

Investigator(s)

Quynh-Thu Le, MD
Quynh-Thu Le, MD
Radiation oncologist
Katharine Dexter McCormick and Stanley McCormick Memorial Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)
Billy W Loo, Jr, MD PhD FASTRO FACR
Billy W Loo, Jr, MD PhD FASTRO FACR
Radiation oncologist, Thoracic specialist
Professor of Radiation Oncology (Radiation Therapy)
Heather Wakelee
Heather Wakelee
Medical oncologist, Thoracic specialist
Professor of Medicine (Oncology)

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CONTACT

Derek Huang
(650) 725-0203