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Early Detection of Lung Cancer in a High-Risk Population Defined by Pulmonary Function Testing, Biomarkers, and Computerized Tomography Scanning


N/A
55 Years
75 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Both
Lung Cancer

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Trial Information

Early Detection of Lung Cancer in a High-Risk Population Defined by Pulmonary Function Testing, Biomarkers, and Computerized Tomography Scanning


Inclusion Criteria:



- Age 55-75 years old.

- Identification of a primary care physician (can be identified by study staff if
needed).

- FEV1/FVC <70% (GOLD 1 or higher COPD) (poor breathing function).

- > or = 40 pack-year current or former (within the last 10 years) tobacco use (i.e.
heavy cigarette smoking history).

Exclusion Criteria:

- Enrolled in any other lung screening or lung cancer prevention trial.

- Chest CT within the prior 12 months.

- Inability to lie flat with arms raised above the head.

- Current or prior personal history of lung cancer.

- Prior history of cancer within the last five years or currently receiving treatment
for cancer, except adequately treated non-melanomatous skin cancer or in-situ
cervical cancer.

- Life expectancy of less than 5 years.

- Patients requiring supplemental oxygen.

- Inability to give informed consent.

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Screening

Outcome Measure:

test validity

Outcome Time Frame:

5 years

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Susanne Arnold, M.D.

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

University of Kentucky

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

MDCP-Lung

NCT ID:

NCT00596310

Start Date:

November 2004

Completion Date:

June 2013

Related Keywords:

  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • screening
  • Lung Neoplasms

Name

Location

St. Claire Regional Medical CenterMorehead, Kentucky  40351
Hazard ARH Regional Medical CenterHazard, Kentucky  41702
Highlands Regional Medical CenterPrestonsburg, Kentucky  41653
Lake Cumberland Regional HospitalSomerset, Kentucky  42501