COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.
Get the latest public health information from CDC:

Get the latest research information from NIH: Menu

Cervical Nodal Mets in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of H&N - MRI, FDG-PET, & Histopathologic Correlation

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00313027
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 11, 2006
Last Update Posted : July 9, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Stanford University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the value of novel non-invasive medical imaging methods for detecting the spread of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma to the lymph nodes in the neck by comparing their results to findings at the time of surgery.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Head and Neck Cancer Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Head and Neck Cancers Radiation: PET scan Not Applicable

Layout table for study information
Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Cervical Nodal Metastasis in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck - Novel MRI, FDG-PET, and Histopathologic Correlation
Study Start Date : November 2002
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2005

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To evaluate the performance of novel imaging methods for detecting cervical nodal metastasis. [ Time Frame: pre and post surgery ]

Information from the National Library of Medicine

Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.

Layout table for eligibility information
Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:- Adult patients with newly diagnosed (biopsy-proven), untreated squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the head and neck who will undergo neck dissection as part of primary surgical therapy. Exclusion Criteria:- A prior adverse reaction to the contrast/tracer agents being used in the imaging methods being studied.

- Pregnancy.

Information from the National Library of Medicine

To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00313027

Layout table for location information
United States, California
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
Layout table for investigator information
Principal Investigator: Dr. Billy W. Loo Jr. M.D. Ph.D. Stanford University
Layout table for additonal information
Responsible Party: Stanford University Identifier: NCT00313027    
Other Study ID Numbers: ENT0011
First Posted: April 11, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 9, 2012
Last Verified: July 2012
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Layout table for MeSH terms
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Squamous Cell
Neoplasms by Site