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Are there ever radiation oncology clinical trials for lung cancer?

15 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
5 doctors agree

In brief: You bet!

Our tax dollars support the rtog which is a goup devoted to studying radiotherapy questions.
Other us "cooperative groups" also have components and sometimes specific radiotherapy questions. Punch in 1800-4cancer on the phone to see what's out there. They may even have a website now for the general public!

In brief: You bet!

Our tax dollars support the rtog which is a goup devoted to studying radiotherapy questions.
Other us "cooperative groups" also have components and sometimes specific radiotherapy questions. Punch in 1800-4cancer on the phone to see what's out there. They may even have a website now for the general public!
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Internal Medicine - Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sure

Many institutions have their own clinical trials and/or participate in clinical trials sponsored by the rtog, a multi-institutional conglomerate of cancer centers.
Even smaller groups like our texas oncology practice in waco participate or will participate in these trials.

In brief: Sure

Many institutions have their own clinical trials and/or participate in clinical trials sponsored by the rtog, a multi-institutional conglomerate of cancer centers.
Even smaller groups like our texas oncology practice in waco participate or will participate in these trials.
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many

There have been and are ongoing trials of radiation in lung cancer- these often relate to radiation doses, scheduling, steteotactic radiation, etc.
Search at cancer.Gov for ongoing trials.

In brief: Many

There have been and are ongoing trials of radiation in lung cancer- these often relate to radiation doses, scheduling, steteotactic radiation, etc.
Search at cancer.Gov for ongoing trials.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There are several ongoing trials involving radiation therapy for lung cancer.
Check http://www.Cancer.Gov/clinicaltrials/search.

In brief: Yes

There are several ongoing trials involving radiation therapy for lung cancer.
Check http://www.Cancer.Gov/clinicaltrials/search.
Dr. Edward Gold
Dr. Edward Gold
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Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

There are multiple clinical trials for lung cancer, including those involving surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and a combination of all of the above.
Clinical trial may be advantageous, because they allow for cutting edge therapy. For more info: http://www.Ucdmc.Ucdavis.Edu/clinicaltrials/.

In brief: Yes

There are multiple clinical trials for lung cancer, including those involving surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and a combination of all of the above.
Clinical trial may be advantageous, because they allow for cutting edge therapy. For more info: http://www.Ucdmc.Ucdavis.Edu/clinicaltrials/.
Dr. David Cooke
Dr. David Cooke
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Dr. Sameer Gupta
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: Yes; many

Please see clinicaltrials.
Gov and talk to a local radiation oncology; gettig an opinion at an academic center may be good.

In brief: Yes; many

Please see clinicaltrials.
Gov and talk to a local radiation oncology; gettig an opinion at an academic center may be good.
Dr. Sameer Gupta
Dr. Sameer Gupta
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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Yes

Clinicaltrials.Gov you can find a list of open trials there.

In brief: Yes

Clinicaltrials.Gov you can find a list of open trials there.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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