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Image-Guided Radiation Therapy for Bladder-Cancer Patients Undergoing Radiotherapy and Concurrent Gemcitabine Chemotherapy

2014-08-27 03:14:33 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to test the safety of different amounts (doses) of external radiation therapy (high-energy x-rays that shrink or destroy cancer) combined with chemotherapy.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Bladder Cancer

Intervention

external radiation therapy with gemcitabine

Location

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York
New York
United States
10065

Status

Recruiting

Source

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:33-0400

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