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Rochester, Minnesota 55905


Purpose:

This study is being done to see if treatment for esophageal cancer can be done using endoscopy for patients ineligible for surgical or radiological therapy. The standard method of treating this type of cancer is surgical removal of the esophagus. The study will determine if removing just the cancer with endoscopy is enough treatment or if the addition of another treatment called photodynamic therapy (treatment with a red light and a drug called sodium porfimer) is needed.


Study summary:

Participant visit requirements: Screening visit which will last 1 - 2 days, if assigned to photodynamic therapy, there will be a 3 day visit for treatment. Participants must return for a 1 day visit every three months for one year.


Criteria:

Early esophageal cancer in Barrett's Esophagus in patients not eligible for surgical or radiological therapy. Participants must be have oral intake of greater than 1700 calories a day. No history of prior cancer within the past 5 years. And have no history of extensive prior esophageal surgery (example: esophagectomy)


NCT ID:

NCT00217087


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Kenneth K. Wang, M.D.
Mayo Clinic


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Rochester, Minnesota 55905
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 18, 2019

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