Brain tumour clinical trial title

WBRT post local treatment in melanoma study Whole Brain Radiotherapy following local treatment of intracranial metastases of melanoma – a randomised phase III trial

Brain tumour type

Brain metastases, 

Website

public.ukcrn.org.uk/search/StudyDetail.aspx?StudyID=9841

Description:

The study looks at whether the addition of WBRT following excision/steriotactc irradiation will improve intracranial control and survival, without significant impairment of quality of life or neurocognitive function. Participants are randomly assigned to have WBRT or not after treatment of their brain metastases. Randomisation should occur within 6 weeks of completion of local treatment. If allocated, WBRT treatment is given as 30 Gy in 10 fractions and should start within 8 weeks of local treatment.

Date added:

Open/Closed: Open

Trial ends: June 2016

Provider

University of Oxford

Contact details

Miss Claire Scudder :
Old Road Campus, Roosevelt Drive
Headington
Oxford
OX3 7DQ
E-mail: claire.scudder@oncology.ox.ac.uk
Telephone: 01865 617013 Ext: 17013

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