|Clinical Trial Title||Dose-Escalated Photon IMRT or Proton Beam Therapy Versus Conventional Photon Irradiation With Concomitant and Adjuvant Temozolomide|
|Trial Status||Closed to Enrollment|
|Location||Doctors & Locations|
|Trial Type||Cancer - Adult Oncology|
This randomized phase II trial studies how well dose-escalated photon intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) or proton beam radiation therapy works compared with standard-dose radiation therapy when given with temozolomide in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays and other types of radiation to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Specialized radiation therapy that delivers a high dose of radiation directly to the tumor may kill more tumor cells and cause less damage to normal tissue. Drugs, such as temozolomide, may make tumor cells more sensitive to radiation therapy. It is not yet known whether dose-escalated photon IMRT or proton beam radiation therapy is more effective than standard-dose radiation therapy with temozolomide in treating glioblastoma.
Please contact Legacy Oncology Research for additional study inclusion/exclusion information.
|IRB Number||Central IRB|
|Principal Investigator||Andrew Kee, MD|
|Contact Name||Oncology Clinical Research|