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TROG 16.02 (Local HER-0)

Primary sponsor: Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG)

Title

A phase II study of local therapy only (stereotactic radiosurgery and/or neurosurgery) for treatment of up to 5 brain metastases from HER2+ breast cancer

Summary

For patients who have HER2 positive breast cancer which has spread to the brain (metastasised) the main treatment options for these brain metastases are as follows:

  • Whole Brain Radiotherapy (WBRT), or
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), or
  • Neurosurgery (NS)

This study aims to show that brain metastases are able to be controlled by SRS and/or NS without the need for WBRT. 

Opening to recruitment

Approximately July 2017

Trial chairperson

Dr Claire Phillips, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC

Trial contact

Brita Lehmann
TROG Trial Coordinating Centre
Phone: +61 2 4014 3912
Email: LocalHero@trog.com.au

Further information

TROG trial 16.02 on Australian Cancer Trials website

Trial resources for TROG members

TROG 16.02 member page

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