Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection in Treating Patients With Stage I-IIA Testicular Seminoma
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- Rochester, Minnesota: 15-005811
NCT ID: NCT02537548
Sponsor Protocol Number: 4T-14-1
About this study
This phase II trial studies how well retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) works in treating patients with stage I-IIa testicular seminoma. The retroperitoneum is the space in the body behind the intestines that is typically the first place that seminoma spreads. RPLND is a surgery that removes lymph nodes in this area to treat testicular seminoma and may experience fewer long-term toxicities, such as a second cancer, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome (pre-diabetes), or lung disease.
Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.
- Stage IIA pure seminoma OR stage I pure seminoma with isolated retroperitoneal relapse
- Lymphadenopathy in the retroperitoneum: at least one lymph node 1-3 cm in greatest dimension, no lymph node > 3 cm in greatest dimension, no more than 2 lymph nodes 1-3 cm in greatest dimension
- Axial imaging of lymphadenopathy within 6 weeks of the date of RPLND
- Retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy must be within the RPLND template
- If there is borderline lymphadenopathy, defined as the largest retroperitoneal lymph node measuring 0.90 - 0.99 cm in the greatest dimension, an abdominal computed tomography (CT) scan should be repeated (recommend interval of 6 - 8 weeks); the same lymph node must demonstrate growth to >= 1.0 cm in the greatest dimension
- Biopsy is not required, though if biopsy of the retroperitoneal node(s) was obtained, pathology must be consistent with pure seminoma
- Chest imaging (x-ray, CT or magnetic resonance imaging [MRI]) negative for metastasis no more than 6 weeks prior to the date of RPLND
- Primary tumor excised by radical inguinal orchiectomy and pathology consistent with pure seminoma
- Normal or mildly elevated serum alpha fetoprotein (AFP), beta-human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG), elevated lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) (per the local laboratory assay) within 14 days of RPLND
- Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status =< 1
- Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent
- Serum coagulation studies (INR/PTT) and platelet counts suitable for surgery per surgeon discretion
- Second primary malignancy
- History of receiving chemotherapy or radiotherapy
- Patients receiving any other investigational agent (s)
- Uncontrolled intercurrent illness including, but not limited to, ongoing or active infection, symptomatic congestive heart failure, unstable angina pectoris, cardiac arrhythmia, or psychiatric illness/social situations that would limit compliance with study requirements
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