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NCT01961934 : C11-Sodium Acetate PET/CT Imaging Evaluation in Brain Glioma, Post Therapy Necrosis and Pseudo-progression
PhasePhase 2/Phase 3
AgesMin: 18 Years Max: 70 Years
Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients age 18-70

- Pathologically confirmed World Health Organization (WHO) grade 3 or 4 glioma

- ECOG/Zubrod 0-2

- Prior external beam radiotherapy to 59.4-60 Gray by 1.8-2 Gy fractions

- Post-radiotherapy contrast-enhanced cranial MRI obtained at least 6 weeks after the
completion of external beam radiotherapy shows enhancing anomaly
(recurrent/progressive tumor versus pseudo-progression versus radionecrosis)

- Patient completed at least a two week course of palliative steroid therapy for this
enhancing anomaly

- No prior designated therapy other than steroids for presumed radionecrosis or
recurrent tumor

- Patient with no clinical and/or radiological response to steroid therapy

- Patient eligible for stereotactic brain biopsy

- Patient eligible for focal laser therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients under the age of 18 years

- Claustrophobic patients
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