Lymph Node Biopsy for Cancer

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TXCancerLymph Node Biopsy - Procedure
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial uses ultrasound & light to detect cancer in groin lymph nodes, which may help prevent unnecessary surgery.

Eligible Conditions
  • Cancer

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Up to 3 months

Up to 3 months
Difference between background oxygen saturation (%sO2) and nodal %sO2

Trial Safety

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Diagnostic (ultrasound, ultrasound-guided PAI, FNA, biopsy)
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

10 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Lymph Node Biopsy · No Placebo Group · Phase < 1

Diagnostic (ultrasound, ultrasound-guided PAI, FNA, biopsy)Experimental Group · 5 Interventions: Fine-Needle Aspiration, Ultrasound, Lymph Node Biopsy, Multispectral optoacoustic tomography (MSOT) acuity instrument, Photoacoustic Imaging · Intervention Types: Procedure, Procedure, Procedure, Device, Procedure
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Fine-Needle Aspiration
Completed Early Phase 1
Completed Phase 1
Lymph Node Biopsy
Completed Phase 1

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

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

Who is running the clinical trial?

M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterLead Sponsor
2,825 Previous Clinical Trials
1,792,561 Total Patients Enrolled
National Cancer Institute (NCI)NIH
13,153 Previous Clinical Trials
41,162,914 Total Patients Enrolled
Priya R BhosalePrincipal InvestigatorM.D. Anderson Cancer Center
3 Previous Clinical Trials
20,110 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are there available openings for this experimental procedure?

"All evidence points to this medical trial being open for enrollment. Initially posted on January 26th 2021, its most recent revision was made October 28th 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the sample size of this experiment?

"Indeed, the information available on attests to this study's current recruitment process. Its first listing was posted in January 2021 and has been continually updated since then; currently 10 people are needed at one trial location." - 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.