A Pilot Trial to Determine the Extent of Inter- and Intra-Treatment Organ Motion Using Active Breathing Control Device (ABC) in Patients With Pancreatic Cancer
Conditions
Pancreatic Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Study Type
Interventional
Study Phase
N/A
Study Design
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label
Intervention
Name: Standard Radiation Therapy Type: Radiation
Name: Active Breathing Control Device (ABC) Type: Device
Name: Computed Tomography Scan (CT) Type: Device
Overall Status
Recruiting
Summary
This is a study to assess the motion of pancreatic tumors during radiation therapy using Computed Tomography (CT) Scans and an Active Breathing Control (ABC) Device.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients ≥ 18 years of age

- A working diagnosis (with or without histologic confirmation) of pancreatic cancer

- A plan to treat with radiotherapy (or chemoradiotherapy)

- Patients must have fiducial marker(s) endoscopically placed within the pancreas for clinical treatment.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Previous abdominal radiotherapy.

- Patients with a history of major abdominal surgery.

- Patients who are pregnant.
Location
University of Michigan Cancer Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Mary Feng, M.D. - 734-936-4300 - maryfeng@umich.edu
Start Date
January 2012
Sponsors
University of Michigan Cancer Center
Source
University of Michigan Cancer Center
Record processing date
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