Natural History of Postoperative Cognitive Function, Quality of Life, and Seizure Control in Patients with Supratentorial Low-Risk Grade II Glioma

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Study Number:
RTOG 0925

Topic:
Low Grade Glioma

Principal Investigator:
Redmond

Addtional Investigators:
McPherson, Warnick

Ongoing:
Ongoing

Place:
UC Health affiliated clinical locations

Overview:

The purpose of this study is to understand the effects of your brain tumor and surgery on your cognitive function (thinking abilities, memory), quality of life, and seizures.

This study will involve a testing session on the computer that will measure some aspects of your thinking functions, completion of questionnaires and completion of a seizure diary.

The study will last about 4 and ½ years.  After you have completed these sessions, the study doctor will ask you to visit the office for follow-up exams for at least 5 years

About 170 people will take part in this study with about 9 of those being local.

Qualifications:
Eligible patients must be at least 18 years old and have a Supratentorial Low-Risk Grade II Glioma.

Contact:
UC Cancer Institute, Alison Kastl kastla@ucmail.uc.edu or 513-584-7698

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