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RATIONALE: Stereotactic radiosurgery can send x-rays directly to the tumor and cause less damage to normal tissue.
I. The primary goal of this study is to estimate the rate of grade 3 or higher acute toxicities observed during a 6 month period following CyberKnife radiosurgery for gynecologic cancers.
II. To evaluate clinical response to radio-surgery for gynecologic tumors. III. To assess general and site specific quality of life (using SF-12, FACT-En, FACT-O, FACT-Cx or FACT-V) and to evaluate patient's level of pain.
I. As a secondary objective, toxicities during the 2 years following CyberKnife radiosurgery will also be described.
Patients undergo 3 fractions of CyberKnife stereotactic radiosurgery.
After completion of study treatment, patients are followed at 1, 3, 6, 12, 18 and 24 months.
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Fallopian Tube Cancer
stereotactic radiosurgery, quality-of-life assessment
Ireland Cancer Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:56-0400
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