Radiation Therapy on the First Visit: Virtual Radiation Treatment Planning for Palliative Cases
Clinical Trial Information
Trial Contact: Frankos, Marie; Britton, David
IRB No: 20.138.08
Protocol Abbrev: On the First Visit
Principal Investigator: Patrick Kelly, MD, PhD
Age Group: Adult
Secondary Protocol No: Radiation Therapy on the First
Therapies Involved: Radiation
The purpose of this pilot study is to examine the feasibility of using virtual visits and diagnostic scan based planning (DSBP) to improve the efficiency of palliative radiation therapy.
Histologically or cytologically documented metastatic cancer to the spine, pelvis or femur.
Patient has a CT-scan or PET-Scan from an American College of Radiology accredited facility within 90 days of virtual visit of the area to be treated.
Patients not receiving concurrent chemotherapy
Prior radiotherapy to the area requiring palliative radiation.