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Photon/Proton Radiation Therapy for Carcinoma of the Nasopharynx

Information source: University of Florida
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.

Condition(s) targeted: Nasopharynx Cancer

Phase: N/A

Status: Terminated

Sponsored by: University of Florida

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Roi Dagan, MD, MS, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute

Summary

The purpose of this study is to collect outcomes information to see what effects photon/proton beam radiation has on nasopharynx cancer.

Clinical Details

Official title: A Clinical Outcomes Protocol of Photon/Proton Beam Radiation Therapy for Carcinoma of the Nasopharynx

Study design: Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Primary outcome: Collect and analyze morbidity outcomes

Secondary outcome: Collect and analyze tumor control outcomes

Detailed description: Data collection will be obtained from the patient's medical records including initial evaluation, pathology report, dosimetry information, radiotherapy completion records and follow-up.

Eligibility

Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.

Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: * Nasopharynx cancer. Exclusion Criteria:

- Evidence of distant metastasis.

- Previous radiation for head and neck cancer.

Locations and Contacts

University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute, Jacksonville, Florida 32206, United States
Additional Information

Contact the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute

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Starting date: June 2008
Last updated: July 29, 2015

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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