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Gastric Cancer Metastasized to the Central Nervous System (CNS)

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: NCT01456455
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : October 20, 2011
Last Update Posted : October 25, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Zurich

Brief Summary:

Descriptive registry to investigate frequency of HER-2 positive gastric cancer involving CNS.

Exploration of additional prognostic factors for brain involvement from gastric cancer.

Condition or disease
Gastric Cancer

Detailed Description:
HER2 Status E-Cadherin Status

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Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Actual Enrollment : 150 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Target Follow-Up Duration: 2 Years
Official Title: Registry of Gastric Cancer and Brain Metastases
Study Start Date : August 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 2020

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Stomach Cancer

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. HER2 Status [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
    Determination of HER2 Status on Tumor Tissue

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Outcome according to HER2 Status [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Other Outcome Measures:
  1. Outcome according to ethnicity of patients [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Inclusion criteria:

  • in order to be eligible for the study, the diagnosis of gastric cancer and/or lower esophageal cancer must be confirmed histologically. CNS involvement must be confirmed either via independent neuroradiological and/or positive CSF cytology.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Patients whose diagnosis is not confirmed upon pathological review or where the CNS involvement cannot be confirmed after neuroradiological review will be excluded from this study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01456455

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Dept Oncology, University Hospital Zürich
Zurich, Switzerland, 8091
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
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Study Director: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
Principal Investigator: Silvia Hofer, MD University Hospital Zurich, Division of Oncology

Additional Information:

Publications of Results:
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Responsible Party: University of Zurich Identifier: NCT01456455    
Other Study ID Numbers: UGICNS
First Posted: October 20, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 25, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Keywords provided by University of Zurich:
Central nervous system
pathological markers
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Stomach Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Stomach Diseases