Treatment Planning using the DIBH Technique for Lung Cancer

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Indiana University Hospital / IU Simon Cancer Center, Indianapolis, INLung Cancer+1 MoreTreatment Planning using the DIBH Technique - Radiation
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing a new way to deliver radiation that may limit side effects for people with tumors near the chest wall.

Eligible Conditions
  • Lung Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 7 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 2 year

1 year
Chest wall toxicity
Rib fracture
2 weeks
Evaluate lung dose
2 weeks (SBRT planning)
Reduction in chest wall V30 using combined DIBH-expiration planning technique
Reduction in chest wall maximum dose
2 year
Local control rate
Week 8
Time in treatment room
Week 8
Patients treated using DIBH planning technique

Trial Safety

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Combined DIBH-Expiration Planning Technique
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

40 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Treatment Planning using the DIBH Technique · No Placebo Group · N/A

Combined DIBH-Expiration Planning Technique
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Treatment Planning using the DIBH Technique · Intervention Types: Radiation

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 2 year

Who is running the clinical trial?

Indiana UniversityLead Sponsor
897 Previous Clinical Trials
770,569 Total Patients Enrolled
Tim Lautenschlager, MDPrincipal InvestigatorIndiana University

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 6 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have plans to receive stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for your lung.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are individuals still able to join this trial?

"Per the information on, this research study is currently recruiting participants; it was initially published on September 22nd 2020 and its details were recently updated on September 14th 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the capacity of this trial in regards to participants?

"Indeed, confirms that this investigation is still actively recruiting test subjects. The trial was first posted on September 22nd 2020 and its parameters have been recently modified on the 14th of September 2022. Forty volunteers need to be enrolled at one medical site." - 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.