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A Clinical Outcomes Protocol of Photon/Proton Beam Radiation Therapy for Carcinoma of the Skin of the Head and Neck With Perineural Invasion


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18 Years
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Open (Enrolling)
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Skin Cancer of the Head and Neck

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Trial Information

A Clinical Outcomes Protocol of Photon/Proton Beam Radiation Therapy for Carcinoma of the Skin of the Head and Neck With Perineural Invasion


Inclusion Criteria:



- Carcinoma of the skin of the head and neck region with incidental or symptomatic
perineural invasion.

- Biopsy-proven squamous cell carcinoma.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Evidence of distant metastasis.

- Previous irradiation for head and neck cancer.

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

Collect and analyze morbidity outcomes: Incidence of grade 3 or higher xerostomia (dry mouth)

Outcome Time Frame:

1 year following the completion of radiation therapy

Safety Issue:

Yes

Principal Investigator

Robert S Malyapa, MD,PhD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

UFPTI 0606-SK01

NCT ID:

NCT00797043

Start Date:

September 2008

Completion Date:

October 2058

Related Keywords:

  • Skin Cancer of the Head and Neck
  • Head and neck skin cancer
  • Proton radiation
  • Outcomes
  • Carcinoma
  • Skin Neoplasms
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms
  • Carcinoma, Basal Cell
  • Carcinoma, Basosquamous
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell

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Location

University of Florida Proton Therapy InstituteJacksonville, Florida  32206