Resting State Functional Connectivity Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Brain Tumor

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TXBrain Tumor+1 MoreResting State Functional Connectivity Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Procedure
18 - 75
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial looks at how well two types of MRI work in measuring language function before and after surgery for brain tumors.

Eligible Conditions
  • Brain Tumor

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Up to 6 weeks

Up to 6 weeks
Changes in resting-state functional connectivity and neuropsychological outcomes
Detectability of language networks

Trial Safety

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Diagnostic (fMRI, CVR MRI, rs-fMRI)
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

30 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Resting State Functional Connectivity Magnetic Resonance Imaging · No Placebo Group · N/A

Diagnostic (fMRI, CVR MRI, rs-fMRI)Experimental Group · 3 Interventions: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Resting State Functional Connectivity Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging · Intervention Types: Procedure, Procedure, Procedure
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Completed Phase 3
Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Completed Phase 4

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: up to 6 weeks

Who is running the clinical trial?

National Cancer Institute (NCI)NIH
13,156 Previous Clinical Trials
41,163,576 Total Patients Enrolled
M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterLead Sponsor
2,827 Previous Clinical Trials
1,792,806 Total Patients Enrolled
Ho-Ling A LiuPrincipal InvestigatorM.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 75 · All Participants · 8 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are scheduled to have surgery to remove a part of your brain or nervous system.
You must be right-handed.
Your tumor is near the parts of your brain that control language.
You speak English as your first language.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this medical study open to individuals aged 35 and older?

"As laid out in the eligibility requirements, the lower limit for participation is 18 years old and individuals must be 75 or younger." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Am I eligible to join this trial?

"30 people with glioma, aged between 18 and 75 are invited to take part in this research. To be eligible for enrollment, subjects must also meet a strict set of criteria such as being right-handed and not having prior neurological issues or psychiatric complications which could alter cognitive abilities. It is required that participants undergo neurosurgical intervention along with the corresponding pre-operative and post-operative neuropsychological assessments per standard medical procedure." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is the capacity of this clinical trial still accommodating new participants?

"According to the authoritative source,, this trial is still in its recruitment phase. The initial posting for this medical study was on April 24th 2017 and most recently updated on June 23rd 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many individuals are being enrolled for this research endeavor?

"Absolutely. The database conveys that the trial, which was initially posted on April 24th 2017, is now actively looking for participants to join their study. 30 patients need to be found at a single medical centre in order for the research goals of this project to be met." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.