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Trial Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of a ‘wait and watch’ strategy in patients with rectal cancer who have completed chemoradiotherapy.



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Scientific title:

A Longitudinal Cohort Study of ‘Watch and Wait’ in Complete Clinical Responders after Chemo-radiotherapy for Localised Rectal Cancer

Sponsor / Cooperative group:

Trial & Patient Characteristics

Cancer TypeBowel and colon
Trial TypeEarly detection, diagnosis, prognosis
PhaseAll phases
Age Range18 years and older
Tumour Stream Rectal cancer
Cancer StageLocally Recurrent or Locally Advanced
Anticipated Start Date2019-01-23
Anticipated End Date-

Participating Hospitals

HospitalFlinders Medical Centre
Clinical Trial CoordinatorAlison Richards
Phone08 8206 4835
Principal InvestigatorProfessor Chris Karapetis
Recruitment StatusRecruiting
HospitalThe Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Clinical Trial CoordinatorPamela Cooper
Phone08 8222 6140
Principal InvestigatorProfessor Tim Price
Recruitment StatusRecruiting
HospitalLyell McEwin hospital
Clinical Trial CoordinatorAndy Phay
Phone08 8282 0833
Principal InvestigatorDr Rohit Joshi
Recruitment StatusRecruiting
HospitalMt Gambier General Hospital
Clinical Trial CoordinatorJane Fuller
Principal InvestigatorDr Arwa Abdelomogod
Recruitment StatusRecruiting