CLINICAL TRIAL SUMMARY

MDACC Study No:2007-0353 (clinicaltrials.gov NCT No: NCT00559611)
Title:Prospective comparison of endobronchial ultrasound needle biopsy versus mediastinoscopy for staging of mediastinal nodes in patients with clinical stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer
Principal Investigator:David C. Rice
Treatment Agent:None
Study Status:Closed
Study Description:The goal of this clinical research study is to compare 2 different methods for
checking lymph glands (in the middle of the chest) for cancer cells.

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Disease Group:Lung
Phase of Study:N/A
Treatment Agents:None
Treatment Location:Only at MDACC
Estimated Length of Stay in Houston:Both EBUS-FNA and mediastinoscopy will be perfromed as outpatient procedures.
Supported By:N/A
Return Visit:Post-procedure directed evaluation is not necessary following EBUS-FNA or
mediastinoscopy, but patients will follow up with their primary treating
physicians following their mediastinal staging in order to determine a
definitive plan of therapy.
Home Care:None


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Physician Name:David C. Rice
Dept:Thoracic & Cardiovascular
For Clinical Trial Enrollment:713-794-1477
For General Questions about Clinical Trials:800-392-1611 (in U.S.A.) 713-792-6161 (outside U.S.A.)


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