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Reorganization of Language Function in Patients With Brain Tumors


N/A
18 Years
N/A
Not Enrolling
Both
Brain Cancer, CNS Cancer

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Trial Information

Reorganization of Language Function in Patients With Brain Tumors


Inclusion Criteria:



- Patient in whom a tumor invades or is directly adjacent to the expected location of
one of the language centers.

- At least 18 years of age

- English as first language

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients with high grade tumors

- History of significant psychiatric condition (e.g. schizophrenia,
obsessive-compulsive disorder, significant dementia),

- History of the following neurological conditions: CVA, demyelinating conditions,
cerebral palsy, Alzheimer's disease.

- History of significant claustrophobic reactions.

- Pregnancy

- Standard contraindications to MR examinations (e.g. implanted stimulator)

- Patients, who were treated prior to our first scan, will not be eligible to
participate in this study

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

To identify language organization prior to surgery in patients in whom a tumor invades or is directly adjacent to the expected location of one of the language centers.

Outcome Time Frame:

conclusion of study

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Andrei Holodny, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

05-043

NCT ID:

NCT00599703

Start Date:

May 2005

Completion Date:

March 2009

Related Keywords:

  • Brain Cancer
  • CNS Cancer
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Central Nervous System Neoplasms

Name

Location

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021