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Accelerated Radiation Therapy (ART) to the Breast and Nodal Stations

2016-09-28 23:08:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This protocol is for patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer with an indication for post-operative radiotherapy after neo-adjuvant chemotherapy and surgery.

Description

Protocol has two cohorts. Cohort 1 will receive radiation to breast and chest wall. Prone whole breast or chest wall 3D-CRT or IMRT at 2.7 Gy x 15 fractions (40.50 Gy) with a concomitant boost of 0.50 (7.5 Gy) to the original tumor bed in post-segmental mastectomy patients or mastectomy scar in post-mastectomy patients. Patients who have undergone reconstruction will not receive concomitant boost.

Cohort 2 patients will receive radiation to breast, chest wall and LevelII/SCV nodes.

In addition to receiving radiation to the original tumor bed, patients will also receive radiation to Level III axillary nodes and Supraclavicular nodes: 3D-CRT or IMRT at 2.7 Gy X 15 fraction (40.50 Gy).

Patients will complete treatment in three weeks (15 fractions). All patients will be followed at 3 months after the completion of treatment then yearly for the next 5 years.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Breast Cancer

Intervention

Radiation

Location

Weill Cornell Medical College
New York
New York
United States
10065

Status

Recruiting

Source

Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-28T23:08:21-0400

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