CLINICAL TRIAL SUMMARY

MDACC Study No:2009-0818 (clinicaltrials.gov NCT No: NCT01245712)
Title:Assessing the cosmesis and toxicity of partial breast irradiation using proton beam irradiation
Principal Investigator:Eric A. Strom
Treatment Agent:Proton Therapy
Study Status:Open
Study Description:The goal of this clinical research study is to find out if receiving a 1-week
course of partial breast irradiation (PBI) using proton therapy will cause
fewer and/or less severe side effects (such as changes to the appearance of the
breast) than a longer course of radiation treatment.

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Disease Group:Breast
Phase of Study:Phase II
Treatment Agents:Proton Therapy
Treatment Location:Only at MDACC
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Supported By:N/A
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Physician Name:Eric A. Strom
Dept:Radiation Oncology
For Clinical Trial Enrollment:713-563-2300
For General Questions about Clinical Trials:800-392-1611 (in U.S.A.) 713-792-6161 (outside U.S.A.)


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