Evaluation of Bladder Volumes in Patients Receiving Radiotherapy to the Rectum, Using Kilovoltage Cone-beam Imaging
Rectal Cancer
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Overall Status
The purpose of this study is to implement and access a newly developed bladder filling protocol for patients receiving radiotherapy for rectal cancer using imaging on the treatment unit.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients receiving radical radiotherapy to rectal malignancies.

- Age > 18 years old

- No previous lower GI radiotherapy

- Written informed consent according to good clinical practice (GCP) and national / local regulations.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients receiving palliative radiotherapy to rectal malignancies.

- Patients receiving radical short course preoperative radiotherapy for rectal malignancies.

- Patients unable to give informed consent.
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Sutton, Surrey, United Kingdom
Status: Recruiting
Start Date
May 2009
Completion Date
February 2010
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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