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New York, New York 10065


The purpose of this study is to use an imaging method called functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in patients who have a tumor near an area of the brain that is believed to control language. The fMRI is a new kind of imaging that uses a strong magnetic field to look at functioning brain tissue. This kind of imaging will be used to study the effect of the brain tumor on your speech.


Inclusion Criteria: - Patient in whom a tumor invades or is directly adjacent to the expected location of one of the language centers. - At least 18 years of age - English as first language Exclusion Criteria: - Patients with high grade tumors - History of significant psychiatric condition (e.g. schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, significant dementia), - History of the following neurological conditions: CVA, demyelinating conditions, cerebral palsy, Alzheimer's disease. - History of significant claustrophobic reactions. - Pregnancy - Standard contraindications to MR examinations (e.g. implanted stimulator) - Patients, who were treated prior to our first scan, will not be eligible to participate in this study



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Andrei Holodny, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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Location Contact:

New York, New York 10065
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: February 04, 2019

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