A Study of Cesium-131 Brachytherapy Following Sub-Lobar Resection for Early Stage Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
NSCLC - Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Conditions: Keywords
Brachytherapy, Lung Brachytherapy, NSCLC, Sub-lobar resection
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Name: Cesium-131 Brachytherapy Seed
Type: Radiation
Overall Status
For patients diagnosed with early (Stage I) non-small cell lung cancer, a lobe of lung is usually removed at surgery to treat the cancer. For some patients, the removal of a lobe of lung may leave too little lung behind for easy breathing. For some of these patients, it may be possible to perform a smaller-scale surgery ("sub-lobar resection") and place a radioactive implant behind to prevent the cancer from growing back. This study will see how these patients do in terms of controlling their disease treated with a radioactive implant called Cesium-131.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: N/A
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

1. Patients must have suspicious lung nodule for clinical stage I/recurrent non-small cell Lung Cancer

2. Mass Tumor size < 7 cm

3. Patient must have a CT scan of the chest with upper abdomen within 90 days prior to date of pre-registration.

4. Patient must have ECOG/Zubrod performance status 0,1, or 2.

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Patient has already received high dose radiation to the area

2. Cancerous nodule is very close to the esophagus or spinal cord, thereby increasing the risk of radiation treatment

3. Pregnancy or unwillingness to practice a form of birth control (i.e. abstinence, oral contraceptives, etc.)
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Bhupesh Parashar, M.D. - 212-746-3612 - bup9001@cornell.edu
Start Date
November 2010
Completion Date
May 2014
IsoRay Medical, Inc.
IsoRay Medical, Inc.
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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