MDACC Study No:2007-0769 ( NCT No: Not Applicable Clinical Trial)
Title:Assessment of the Impact of Systemic Chemotherapy on the Quality of Life (QOL) in Patients with Metastatic Appendiceal Epithelial Neoplasms (AEN)
Principal Investigator:Cathy Eng
Treatment Agent:None
Study Status:Closed
Study Description:The goal of this research study is to learn if systemic chemotherapy including
5-fluorouracil can help to improve the quality of life in patients with cancer
of the appendix that has spread to the abdomen.
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Disease Group:Advanced Cancers; Gastrointestinal
Phase of Study:N/A
Treatment Agents:None
Treatment Location:Only at MDACC
Estimated Length of Stay in Houston:Patients can be treated on an outpatient basis for this disease.
Supported By:N/A
Return Visit:Following treatment, which can be received at an outside institution if
necessary, study subjects must return to MDACC for follow-up surveillance
visits every 3 months (+/- 1 month) for one year.
Home Care:Systemic chemotherapy given to treat patients while they are enrolled in this
study can be taken either in a hospital on an outpatient basis, either at MDACC
or at another institution, or in the home.

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Physician Name:Cathy Eng
Dept:Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
For Clinical Trial Enrollment:713-794-1843
For General Questions about Clinical Trials:800-392-1611 (in U.S.A.) 713-792-6161 (outside U.S.A.)

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