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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Uterine Cancer or Cervical Cancer
and you are
over 18
years old
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The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Proton beam radiation therapy is known to spare surrounding normal tissues from radiation. Proton beam radiation delivers less radiation beyond the area of the target tissues. This may reduce side effects that patients would normally experience with standard (photon) radiation therapy which tends to unavoidably include more normal tissue along with tumor target tissue. In this research study, the investigators are looking to determine if proton beam radiation is effective in controlling your cancer growth. The investigators are also looking to see if proton beam radiation can reduce side effects when compared to standard radiation treatment (photon radiation).

Provided treatments

  • Radiation: Proton radiation therapy
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01600040. The sponsor of the trial is Massachusetts General Hospital and it is looking for 30 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Pilot Study of Adjuvant Proton Beam Teletherapy for Post-Hysterectomy Cancers of the Uterus and Cervix With Metastases to Regional Lymph Nodes