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Functional Outcomes Following Limb Sparing Surgery for Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Pre-Operative Radiotherapy


N/A
18 Years
N/A
Not Enrolling
Both
Sarcoma

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Trial Information

Functional Outcomes Following Limb Sparing Surgery for Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Pre-Operative Radiotherapy


Inclusion Criteria:



1. Diagnosis of soft tissue sarcoma with histopathologic confirmation.

2. Treatment protocol that includes pre-operative radiation therapy.

3. Treatment protocol that includes limb-sparing surgical resection.

4. Patient has received MD Anderson Cancer Center multidisciplinary care.

5. Patient must be at least three years post-operative.

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Previous radiotherapy to the local site.

2. Presence of regional or distant metastases.

3. Major medical co-morbidities (eg. cerebrovascular accident, congestive heart failure,
concurrent malignancy) or disabilities unrelated to treatment for soft tissue
sarcoma.

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

Endpoints for this study will be anatomic site, histological subtype, primary wound closure, wound complication type, need for secondary operation and type of secondary operation.

Outcome Time Frame:

1 Year

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Charles E. Butler, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

2005-0111

NCT ID:

NCT00508339

Start Date:

September 2006

Completion Date:

October 2007

Related Keywords:

  • Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Limb Sparing Surgery
  • Toronto Extremity Salvage Score
  • Radiotherapy
  • Quality of Life
  • Questionnaire
  • Survey
  • TESS
  • Sarcoma

Name

Location

U.T.M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterHouston, Texas  77030