Condition category
Cancer
Date applied
19/08/2002
Date assigned
19/08/2002
Last edited
03/03/2015
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

- - -

ORCID ID

Contact details

UKCCCR Register Co-ordinator
MRC Clinical Trials Unit
222 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DA
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

O15

Study information

Scientific title

Laser treatment alone versus laser treatment plus brachytherapy for inoperable oesophageal carcinoma

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Cancer of oesophagus

Intervention

1. Laser therapy alone
2. Laser therapy plus brachytherapy

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/1994

Overall trial end date

01/07/1998

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. All oesophageal carcinomas (squamous adenocarcinoma or other) deemed inoperable
2. Patients with tumour extending from the cardia will be included
3. Patients with tumour recurrence from a surgical group or External beam radiation therapy (EBRT) will be included

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/01/1994

Recruitment end date

01/07/1998

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

MRC Clinical Trials Unit
London
NW1 2DA
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

UK Co-ordinating Committee for Cancer Research (UKCCCR)

Sponsor details

MRC Clinical Trials Unit
222 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DA
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

Funders

Funder type

Research organisation

Funder name

Cancer organisations

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes