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A Study to Test Lung Function After Radiation Therapy

2014-07-23 21:11:16 | BioPortfolio

Summary

It is known that radiation damages lung tissue. New human studies at University of Iowa show that the radiation damage is not as expected. The purpose of this study is to document lung function using four-dimensional computed tomography (CT) and quantify changes three months after radiation therapy for malignant lung disease.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Lung Neoplasms

Location

University of Iowa Department of Radiation Oncology
Iowa City
Iowa
United States
52242

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Iowa

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:16-0400

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