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CTSU S1827

Trial Overview

Official Title

Testing Whether the Of Brain Scans Alone Instead Of Brain Scans Plus Preventive Brain Radiation Affects Lifespan in Patients with Small Cell Lung Cancer

Study Purpose

To see if the use of brain scans alone instead of brain scans plus preventive brain radiation affect the lifespan of patients with small cell lung cancer.

Diagnosis

Patient has small cell lung cancer.

Eligibility

Small Cell Lung Cancer (limited or extensive stage).

Prior chemotherapy/radiation must have been completed.

No prior radiotherapy to the brain.

Patients must sign an approved informed consent and authorization permitting release of personal health information.

Intervention

This study has two study groups.

  • Group 1: Patients will receive the usual approach of PCI (Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation) plus MRI brain surveillance.
  • Group 2: Patients will have brain surveillance MRI’s only.

For more information, visit ClinicalTrials.gov

Key Participation Requirements
Gender
Male or Female
Age
19 years and older
Phase
Phase III
Methodist Health System Trial Code
CTSU S1827