Condition category
Cancer
Date applied
28/02/2001
Date assigned
28/02/2001
Last edited
17/11/2015
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

Dr Danielle Andrews

ORCID ID

Contact details

MRC Clinical Trials Unit
222 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DA
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7636 5422
clinical.trial@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

LU17

Study information

Scientific title

Supportive treatment in non-small cell lung cancer

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To compare supportive treatment with or without immediate thoracic radiotherapy in the prevention & palliation of symptoms in patients with inoperable non small cell lung cancer.

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

Quality of life

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Non small cell lung cancer

Intervention

1. One group receives immediate thoracic radiotherapy
2. The other will have radiotherapy delayed until clinically indicated

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Palliation
2. Quality of life
3. Other
4. Survival time

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

09/10/1992

Overall trial end date

31/05/1999

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. No compelling indication for immediate thoracic radiotherapy
2. No previous treatment for the current lung cancer, either sex, and age

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

230 - all patients followed up until death

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

09/10/1992

Recruitment end date

31/05/1999

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

MRC Clinical Trials Unit
London
NW1 2DA
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Medical Research Council (MRC) (UK)

Sponsor details

20 Park Crescent
London
W1B 1AL
United Kingdom
+44 20 7636 5422
clinical.trial@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

Sponsor type

Research council

Website

http://www.mrc.ac.uk

Funders

Funder type

Research council

Funder name

Medical Research Council (MRC) (UK)

Alternative name(s)

MRC

Funding Body Type

private sector organisation

Funding Body Subtype

other non-profit

Location

United Kingdom

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

17/11/2015: No publications found in PubMed.