logo Hematology/Oncology Research Studies: Open for Enrollment Date: 10/22/18

Category: NEURO-ONCOLOGY

Prospective multi-institutional study to assess the risk of radiation induced vasculopathy and stroke as well as stroke recurrence in children with cancer who received radiation therapy to the neck and/or brain

NCT#/Phase: N/A
IRB#: 2012-025
Description: This study will assess the incidence and timing of radiation induced vasculopathy (small and larger vessel) in children treated with radiation therapy to the brain and/or neck. For brain tumor patients who have not received radiation therapy, prospective clinical and imaging data will be collected to assess the incidence and timing of developing vasculopathy.
Inclusion: Individuals who are < 21 years of age at the time of radiation therapy or brain tumor diagnosis.
Enrollment Status: Open for enrollment
Sponsor: LaRoche Family
Principal Investigator(s): Joseph Torkildson, MD
Contact(s): Joseph Torkildson, MD

Study Link: #

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland • 747 52nd Street, Oakland, California 94609 &bull Phone: (510) 428-3000