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The Use of Breathing Synchronized PET/CT Scans for the Detection of Malignant Lung and Liver Lesions and Assessment of Tumor Glycolysis


N/A
18 Years
N/A
Not Enrolling
Both
Lung Cancer, Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

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Trial Information

The Use of Breathing Synchronized PET/CT Scans for the Detection of Malignant Lung and Liver Lesions and Assessment of Tumor Glycolysis


Inclusion Criteria:



- Age ≥ 18 years old

- Patients with early stage biopsy-proven lung cancer or patients with lung or liver
metastases from any primary cancer (metastatic disease proven by biopsy, or clearly
established clinically and by imaging studies who are being treated with stereotactic
body radiotherapy (SBRT)or an ablation will be eligible.

- Patient has at least one lesion ≥ 1cm in size.

- Signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

- Pregnant women are ineligible.

- Patients who are unable to follow breathing instructions either due to language
difficulties or hearing impairment This will be determined either by one of the
consenting individuals when they approach the patient to ask for informed consent or
prior to acquisition of the clinical PET/CT.

- Patients who are too ill to hold their breath.

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

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

Outcome Measure:

To investigate whether BH-PET scan improves detectability of the lung & liver lesions seen on breath-hold CT scans as compared to their detectability on standard clinical PET scan.

Outcome Time Frame:

2 years

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Heiko Schoder, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

09-134

NCT ID:

NCT01052766

Start Date:

January 2010

Completion Date:

March 2012

Related Keywords:

  • Lung Cancer
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • lung cancer
  • PET Scan
  • CT Scan
  • BH-PET scan
  • 09-134
  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Lung Neoplasms

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Location

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021