Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for Assessing Spinal Metastases

What is the Purpose of this Study?

If you choose to join this study, you will have a MRI scan.
What is the Condition Being Studied?
Cancer that has spread to the spine

Who Can Participate in this Study?

- Adults diagnosed with spinal metastases in the C1 to S5 area

- Planning to be treated with Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT); prior radiation therapy to the spine is allowed

- Have pain score of at least 1 (on a scale from 1-10)

- Not pregnant

Age Group
Participating Institutions

What is Involved?

We are doing this study to learn if a MRI can find changes in the spinal cord that relate to pain.

Study Details

Full Title
Pilot Study of Quantitative MR Imaging Methods for Functional Assessment Following Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Spinal Metastases
Principal Investigator
Trey Mullikin
Medical Instructor in the Department of Radiation Oncology

Protocol Number

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