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Status: RecruitingPhase: N/ADiagnosis: GYN: Endometrial/Uterine Cancer, GYN: Cervical CancerNCT ID: NCT01600040
(View complete trial on ClinicalTrials.gov)
DFCI Protocol ID: 10-269
Proton beam radiation therapy is known to spare surrounding normal tissues from radiation. Proton beam radiation delivers less radiation beyond the area of the target tissues. This may reduce side effects that patients would normally experience with standard (photon) radiation therapy which tends to unavoidably include more normal tissue along with tumor target tissue. In this research study, the investigators are looking to determine if proton beam radiation is effective in controlling your cancer growth. The investigators are also looking to see if proton beam radiation can reduce side effects when compared to standard radiation treatment (photon radiation).
Conducting Institutions: Massachusetts General Hospital
Overall PI: Anthony Russell, MD,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Contacts: Massachusetts General Hospital:
Cancer Trials Call Center, 877-789-6100