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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Oropharynx Cancer
and you are
over 18
years old
This is a trial in the final phase before the treatment is released on the market.
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The purpose

This study is designed for patients with a cancer of the oropharynx (tonsils or base of tongue) caused by the HPV virus. Traditional treatment involves surgery followed by six weeks of daily radiation therapy. This study investigates a less intense radiation treatment following surgery that uses half the dose of radiation given over two weeks rather than six weeks. Patients will be randomly assigned to receive the less intense treatment versus the traditional treatment by coin flip. Patients are twice as likely to receive the less intense treatment during randomization.

Provided treatments

  • Radiation: Adjuvant Radiation Therapy
  • Drug: Docetaxel
  • Drug: Cisplatin

Locations near you

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02908477. The sponsor of the trial is Mayo Clinic and it is looking for 227 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
DART-HPV: A Phase III Evaluation of De-escalated Adjuvant Radiation Therapy for HPV-Associated Oropharynx Cancer