Treatment for GastroEsophageal Cancer

Waitlist Available · 18+ · All Sexes · Houston, TX

Trans-Pacific Multicenter Collaborative Study of Minimally Invasive Proximal Versus Total Gastrectomy for Proximal Gastric and Gastroesophageal Junction Cancers

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About the trial for GastroEsophageal Cancer

Eligible Conditions
GastroEsophageal Cancer · Gastrostomy · Gastric

Treatment Groups

This trial involves a single treatment. Treatment is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.

Main TreatmentA portion of participants receive this new treatment to see if it outperforms the control.
Control TreatmentAnother portion of participants receive the standard treatment to act as a baseline.


This trial is for patients born any sex aged 18 and older. There are 3 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

Inclusion & Exclusion Checklist
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You are able to speak and read English or Spanish (for patients enrolled at MD Anderson and Mayo Clinic), English or Korean (for patients enrolled at Yonsei), and English or Japanese (for patients enrolled at Keio). show original
Patients with a biopsy-confirmed diagnosis of non-metastatic gastric or GEJ adenocarcinoma, who are scheduled to undergo MIPG or MITG for curative-intention
Age ≥ 18
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Odds of Eligibility
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Approximate Timelines

Please note that timelines for treatment and screening will vary by patient
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: varies
Reporting: 3 months after surgery
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 3 months after surgery
This trial has approximate timelines as follows: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and reporting: 3 months after surgery.
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- What options you have available- The pros & cons of this trial
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Measurement Requirements

This trial is evaluating whether Treatment will improve 1 primary outcome in patients with GastroEsophageal Cancer. Measurement will happen over the course of 3 months after surgery.

(MDASI-GI) MD Anderson Symptom Inventory Questionnaire
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Are there any geographic restrictions to consider when applying for this trial?

Patients from any state can participate in this trial, so long as they are able to attend all treatment sessions.

Will my insurance cover participating in this trial?

In order to understand how insurance coverage works for this trial, you will need to contact the study coordinator.

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