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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Ovarian Cancer or Sentinel Node
and you are
over 18
years old
1
This is an early phase trial to determine
the dosage and safety of the new treatment.
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The purpose

As most cancers, ovarian cancer also spreads to regional lymph nodes. The concept of sentinel lymph node surgery is to see whether the cancer has spread to the very first lymph node or sentinel node. If the sentinel node does not contain cancer, there is a high likelihood that the cancer has not spread to other lymph nodes. This means that, at least theoretically, a radical lymphadenectomy could be omitted and thus the associated morbidity. The sentinel node technique has been proven to be effective in different cancers such as breast cancer and malignant melanoma. In gynaecological tumors it has been shown to be effective in vulvar cancer. Currently sentinel node studies are done for cervix and uterine cancer. The present study determines whether or not a sentinel node procedure in patients with ovarian cancer is feasible when the tracers are injected in the ovarian ligaments.

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: blue dye and radioactive tracer

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01734746. The sponsor of the trial is Maastricht University Medical Center and it is looking for 20 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Sentinel Node in Ovarian Cancer