Seeking Men and Women 18 years or older who have small cell lung cancer, which can spread to the brain.
The first portion of this study will test if avoiding the hippocampus during whole-brain radiation is as effective as the usual treatment, whole-brain radiation, in decreasing the chance of cancer spreading to the brain. The second portion of the study will test if hippocampal avoidance decreases side effects related to memory and thinking.
What we're hoping for
This study will help researchers learn things that will help people in the future.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02635009