18F-DOPA-PET in Planning Surgery in Patients With Gliomas

- The folks at Mayo Clinic are studying the effects of fluorine F 18 fluorodopa; positron emission tomography; computed tomography; diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging; perfusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging; therapeutic conventional surgery; biopsy; laboratory biomarker analysis on Recurrent Childhood Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma, Recurrent Childhood Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor, Recurrent Childhood Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma, Recurrent Childhood Protoplasmic Astrocytoma, Recurrent Childhood Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma, Recurrent Childhood Pineoblastoma, Recurrent Childhood Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma, Recurrent Childhood Pilocytic Astrocytoma, Recurrent Childhood Oligodendroglioma, Recurrent Childhood Oligoastrocytoma, Recurrent Childhood Medulloblastoma, Recurrent Childhood Gliosarcoma, Recurrent Childhood Gliomatosis Cerebri, Recurrent Childhood Glioblastoma, Recurrent Childhood Giant Cell Glioblastoma, Recurrent Childhood Gemistocytic Astrocytoma, Recurrent Childhood Fibrillary Astrocytoma, Recurrent Childhood Ependymoma, Recurrent Childhood Diffuse Astrocytoma, Recurrent Childhood Cerebral Astrocytoma, Recurrent Childhood Cerebellar Astrocytoma, Recurrent Childhood Brain Stem Glioma, Recurrent Childhood Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma, Recurrent Childhood Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma, Recurrent Childhood Anaplastic Astrocytoma, Recurrent Adult Brain Tumor, Newly Diagnosed Childhood Ependymoma, Meningeal Melanocytoma, Childhood Supratentorial Ependymoma, Childhood Mixed Glioma, Childhood Medulloepithelioma, Childhood Low-grade Cerebral Astrocytoma, Childhood Low-grade Cerebellar Astrocytoma, Childhood Infratentorial Ependymoma, Childhood High-grade Cerebral Astrocytoma, Childhood High-grade Cerebellar Astrocytoma, Childhood Grade III Meningioma, Childhood Grade II Meningioma, Childhood Grade I Meningioma, Childhood Ependymoblastoma, Childhood Craniopharyngioma, Childhood Choroid Plexus Tumor, Adult Subependymoma, Adult Pineocytoma, Adult Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma, Adult Pineoblastoma, Adult Pineal Gland Astrocytoma, Adult Pilocytic Astrocytoma, Adult Papillary Meningioma, Adult Oligodendroglioma, Adult Myxopapillary Ependymoma, Adult Mixed Glioma, Adult Meningeal Hemangiopericytoma, Adult Medulloblastoma, Adult Grade II Meningioma, Adult Grade I Meningioma, Adult Gliosarcoma, Adult Glioblastoma, Adult Giant Cell Glioblastoma, Adult Ependymoma, Adult Ependymoblastoma, Adult Diffuse Astrocytoma, Adult Craniopharyngioma, Adult Choroid Plexus Tumor, Adult Brain Stem Glioma, Adult Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma, Adult Anaplastic Meningioma, Adult Anaplastic Ependymoma, Adult Anaplastic Astrocytoma, Acoustic Schwannoma, Recurrent Childhood Visual Pathway Glioma, Untreated Childhood Anaplastic Astrocytoma, Untreated Childhood Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma, Untreated Childhood Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma, Untreated Childhood Brain Stem Glioma, Untreated Childhood Diffuse Astrocytoma, Untreated Childhood Fibrillary Astrocytoma, Untreated Childhood Gemistocytic Astrocytoma, Untreated Childhood Giant Cell Glioblastoma, Untreated Childhood Glioblastoma, Untreated Childhood Gliomatosis Cerebri, Untreated Childhood Gliosarcoma, Untreated Childhood Medulloblastoma, Untreated Childhood Oligoastrocytoma, Untreated Childhood Oligodendroglioma, Untreated Childhood Pilocytic Astrocytoma, Untreated Childhood Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma, Untreated Childhood Pineoblastoma, Untreated Childhood Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma, Untreated Childhood Protoplasmic Astrocytoma, Untreated Childhood Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma, Untreated Childhood Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor, Untreated Childhood Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma and Untreated Childhood Visual Pathway Glioma in individuals ages 7 years and older. This clinical trial is slated to start January 2014.

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This study is officially titled, "Evaluating the Impact of 18F-DOPA-PET on Neurosurgical Planning for Gliomas."


Mayo Clinic

Rochester, Minnesota - Recruiting

For more study details, please visit this link to ClinicalTrials.gov record, which is the source of this webpage.