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Status: RecruitingPhase: Phase 0Diagnosis: Brain/Neuro Cancer: Supportative Care, Head and Neck CancerNCT ID: NCT01228448
(View complete trial on ClinicalTrials.gov)
DFCI Protocol ID: 10-241
The investigational part of this study is using a mobile PET/CT scanner to take images of the participants tumor immediately after they are treated with proton radiation. This allows the participant to be treated and imaged on the same bed. The information obtained may improve the accuracy of treatment and may help to minimize the dose delivered unnecessarily to healthy tissue.
Conducting Institutions: Massachusetts General Hospital
Overall PI: Helen Shih, MD,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Contacts: Massachusetts General Hospital:
Cancer Trials Call Center, 877-789-6100