Investigating the Feasibility of Using Real-time Cine-MRI for Treating Moving and Deforming Tumors

This study aims to investigate and optimize imaging sequences and parameters of rapid real-time MRI in order to obtain adequate guidance for accurately and precisely delivering radiation to moving abdominal and thoracic tumors.

Stanford is not currently accepting new patients for this trial. You may want to check clinicaltrials.gov to see if other locations are recruiting.

Investigator(s):

Intervention(s):

  • procedure : MR Imaging

Phase: N/A

Eligibility

Ages Eligible For Study:

18 Years - N/A

Inclusion Criteria

3.1.1. Eligible disease(s)/stage(s) AJCC Stage I, II, III or IV lung, liver or pancreatic cancer of any histology to be treated using radiotherapy will be eligible for this study. 3.1.2. Allowable type and amount of prior therapy  Any types and amounts of prior therapy will be allowed for this study. 3.1.3. Age restriction and/or gender/ethnic restrictions Patients must be greater than or equal to 18 years of age. There are no gender or ethnic restrictions. 3.1.4. Life expectancy restrictions  None. 3.1.5. ECOG or Karnofsky Performance Status  Karnofsky performance status of 50 or greater 3.1.6. Requirements for organ and marrow function  None. 3.1.7. Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent document. 3.1.8. Pain-free in supine position

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