Treating brain tumors with response-based radiation

What we are studying

This study examines the effectiveness of reducing radiation therapy based on the patient's response to treatment.

Who is Eligible

  • Genders:
    • Men
    • Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • All Ethnicities
  • Ages 3 - 21

Eligibility Criteria

  • Diagnosed with brain tumor in ventricles only (that is not teratoma)
  • Must not have metastatic disease
  • Must have certain tests done before treatment starts
  • Must be enrolled on late effects study (ALTE07C1)
  • Must have adequate organ functions
  • Must not have had prior therapy
  • Must not be pregnant or brestfeeding

What is involved

  • Chemotherapy followed by response-based radiation therapy



Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Graham Keyes

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