A randomised phase III study of single fraction radiotherapy compared to multifraction radiotherapy in patients with metastatic spinal cord compression

Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. It is not yet known which radiation therapy regimen is more effective in treating metastatic spinal cord compression. This randomised clinical trial is comparing two radiation therapy regimens to see how well they work in treating patients with metastatic spinal cord compression.

Primary Sponsor

University College London (UCL)

Collaborating Groups

Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG)

Participating Centres

Final Accrual

694

Current Accrual

Trial Chairperson

Dr Tanya Holt

Trial Contact

Kacy.Baumann@health.qld.gov.au

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