Photon/Proton Radiation Therapy for Carcinoma of the Skin of the Head and Neck
Malignant Neoplasm of Skin Head and Neck
Conditions: official terms
Neoplasms - Skin Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
Carcinoma of the skin of the head and neck, Proton radiation, Outcomes
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Overall Status
The purpose of this study is to collect information from the questionnaire and your medical records to see what effects the proton radiation has on you and your cancer and collect and analyze morbidity outcomes: Incidence of xerostomia (dry mouth) and tumor control.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

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

- Biopsy-proven squamous cell carcinoma.

- Will receive treatment with proton radiation.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Evidence of distant metastasis.

- Previous irradiation for head and neck cancer.
University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Intake Coordinator - 877-686-6009
Start Date
September 2008
Completion Date
October 2058
University of Florida
University of Florida
Record processing date processed this data on July 28, 2015 page