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The Use of Multiple Respiration-Correlated Cone Beam CT Scans to Reduce Target Positioning Errors in Radiotherapy Treatment of Thoracic Cancer.


Phase 1/Phase 2
18 Years
N/A
Not Enrolling
Both
Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer

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Trial Information

The Use of Multiple Respiration-Correlated Cone Beam CT Scans to Reduce Target Positioning Errors in Radiotherapy Treatment of Thoracic Cancer.


Inclusion Criteria:



- Patients must have histologic proof of a thoracic malignancy, confirmed at MSKCC and
suitable for radiation therapy, in order to be eligible for this study.

- Patients must be older than 18 years of age

- At least part of the tumor must be visible as observed in a diagnostic or planning
CT. Patients must have Karnofsky Performance Status ≥ 70%

Exclusion Criteria:

- Pregnant Women

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Outcome Measure:

To enhance the accuracy of treatment delivery by using a cone-beam CT guided patient positioning procedure, relative to the standard portal image guided procedure.

Outcome Time Frame:

conclusion of the study

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Andreas Rimner, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

08-080

NCT ID:

NCT00722605

Start Date:

July 2008

Completion Date:

January 2013

Related Keywords:

  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • lung
  • esophageal
  • cone beam ct scan
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Neoplasms
  • Lung Neoplasms

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Location

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021