Gastric Cancer Metastasized to the Central Nervous System (CNS)
Conditions
Gastric Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Stomach Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
Central nervous system, pathological markers
Study Type
Observational [Patient Registry]
Study Phase
N/A
Study Design
Observational Model: Case-Only
Overall Status
Recruiting
Summary
Descriptive registry to investigate frequency of HER-2 positive gastric cancer involving CNS.

Exploration of additional prognostic factors for brain involvement from gastric cancer.
Detailed Description
HER2 Status E-Cadherin Status
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion criteria:

- in order to be eligible for the study, the diagnosis of gastric cancer and/or lower esophageal cancer must be confirmed histologically. CNS involvement must be confirmed either via independent neuroradiological and/or positive CSF cytology.

Exclusion criteria:

- Patients whose diagnosis is not confirmed upon pathological review or where the CNS involvement cannot be confirmed after neuroradiological review will be excluded from this study.
Location
Dept Oncology, University Hospital Zürich
Zurich, Switzerland
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Silvia Hofer, MD - 004141204 1111 - silvia.hofer@luks.ch
Start Date
August 2011
Completion Date
December 2016
Sponsors
University of Zurich
Source
University of Zurich
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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