Trial ID or NCT#

NCT01224665

Status

NOT RECRUITING

Purpose

RATIONALE: Lymphadenectomy may remove tumor cells that have spread to nearby lymph nodes in patients with invasive bladder cancer. It is not yet known whether extended pelvic lymphadenectomy is more effective than standard pelvic lymphadenectomy during surgery. PURPOSE: This randomized phase II trial is studying standard pelvic lymphadenectomy to see how well it works compared to extended pelvic lymphadenectomy in treating patients undergoing surgery for invasive bladder cancer.

Official Title

A Phase III Surgical Trial to Evaluate the Benefit of a Standard Versus an Extended Pelvic Lymphadenectomy Performed at Time of Radical Cystectomy for Muscle Invasive Urothelial Cancer

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years to 120 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No

Investigator(s)

Eila C. Skinner
Urologic oncologist, Urologist
Thomas A. Stamey Research Professor in Urology

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CONTACT

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(650) 498-7061