A Study to Evaluate Rectal Cancer with Diffusion-Weighted and Dynamic Contrast Enhanced Perfusion-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:
- Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
- Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
- Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
- Jacksonville, Florida: 20-007819
About this study
The purpose of this study is to analyze the apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) from Diffusion-Weighted (DWI) in patients before, during the second week of and after preoperative chemoradiation therapy for rectal cancer.
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. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.
- Adult patients, ≥ 18 years of age.
- Patients receiving definitive radiotherapy at Mayo Clinic Florida for locally advanced rectal cancer (T2-4NxM0; TxN+M0).
- Adult patients not willing/able to provide informed consent.
- Patients < 18 years of age.
- Patients with HIV infection or Hepatitis infection.
Participating Mayo Clinic locations
Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.
|Mayo Clinic Location
Mayo Clinic principal investigator
Jeremy Jones, M.D.
Open for enrollment
Cancer Center Clinical Trials Referral Office
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