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Rochester, New York 14642


Treatment for brain cancer may include radiation therapy. Radiation therapy is the treatment of tumors with X-rays. This study is related to understanding the side effects of radiation treatment for brain tumors. This study is being conducted by the University of Rochester Cancer Center to compare the extent of side effects of brain cancer treatment with changes in levels of blood proteins called cytokines.


Inclusion Criteria: - Any patient who will be treated to the brain or spinal axis for a CNS tum Patients so treated will be stratified according to whether or not the hypo is included in the treatment fields. - Patients receiving external beam radiation to the brain may also be rece chemotherapy or interferon-beta. (Add. #1, 11-9-95) - Patients receiving high dose rate (stereotactic radiosurgery) are eligible. - Patients must sign a study specific informed consent meeting all federal a guidelines. - Patients of any age, including children, are eligible (Add. #3, 11/25/97). Exclusion Criteria: - Patients who have a malignancy involving the hypothalamic-pituitary ax - Patients who are not treated with irradiation to the brain or spinal axis.



Primary Contact:

Study Chair
Louis S Constine, MD
Universtiy of Rochester, Dept of Radiation Oncology

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Location Contact:

Rochester, New York 14642
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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