Below are current clinical trials.4 studies in Radiation therapy for breast cancer
(open studies only).
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Rochester, Minn., Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz., Jacksonville, Fla.
This is an open label phase II study to determine the safety and efficacy of a novel 3 fraction daily dosing regimen for accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) for early invasive and noninvasive breast cancer. The three techniques utilized are recognized as standard options for the delivery of APBI, and there is no evidence that either technique is superior or inferior to any other. The APBI technique utilized will be at the physician's discretion and will be based on technical considerations, availability at the treating radiation facility, insurance coverage, as well as patient preference.
La Crosse, Wis., Albert Lea, Minn., Eau Claire, Wis., Mankato, Minn., Rochester, Minn.
This randomized phase III trial studies how well aspirin works in preventing the cancer from coming back (recurrence) in patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) breast cancer after chemotherapy, surgery, and/or radiation therapy. Aspirin is a drug that reduces pain, fever, inflammation, and blood clotting. It is also being studied in cancer prevention. Giving aspirin may reduce the rate of cancer recurrence in patients with breast cancer.
We are doing this research study to compare radiation dermatitis severity in exposed skin protected by a thin film dressing versus skin that is not protected during radiation treatment. We will also be comparing two types of film; a perforated thin film dressing versus the standard thin film.
Jacksonville, Fla., Rochester, Minn., Albert Lea, Minn., Mankato, Minn.
This randomized phase III trial studies axillary lymph node dissection to see how well it works compared to axillary radiation therapy in treating patients with node-positive breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery. Lymph node dissection may remove cancer cells that have spread to nearby lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. This study will evaluate whether radiation therapy is as effective as lymph node dissection.
Oct. 27, 2016
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