Tumor Metabolism of Head and Neck Cancer in Patients Who Underwent Radiation Therapy Measured With F-18-FDG-PET
Head and Neck Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
Radiation therapy, F-18-FDG
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Overall Status
The purpose of the study is to describe the regional and global FDG-kinetics in head and neck cancer during percutaneous radiation therapy.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: 70 Years
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Histologically confirmed head and neck cancer not curable by surgery

- Karnofsky > 70%

- Tumor volume and localization allow curative radiotherapy

- Written consent

Exclusion Criteria:

- Metastases

- Earlier radiotherapy of head or neck

- Pregnancy

- Secondary malignancy excluding dermal carcinoma T1 and Tis-carcinoma of cervix uteri

- Psychiatric impairment
Department of Nuclear Medicine
Dresden, Germany
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Joerg Kotzerke, MD - +49 351 458 4160 - Joerg.Kotzerke@uniklinikum-dresden.de
Start Date
July 2005
Technische Universität Dresden
Technische Universität Dresden
Record processing date
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