There are about 107 clinical studies being (or have been) conducted in Luxembourg. The country of the clinical trial is determined by the location of where the clinical research is being studied. Most studies are often held in multiple locations & countries.
This study evaluates the use of the FD2 automated closed loop insulin administration in Adolescents with a poor metabolic control . All youth will be treated in a random order by their usual pump treatment or an Automated system and we will evaluate whether this has an impact on metabolic control and sleep
Stereotactic radiotherapy is an innovative treatment enabling to target accurately brain metastases. The aim of this study is to evaluate tumoral response and acute and late toxicity of this treatment.
Focused stereotactic radiation treatment of localized prostatic adenocarcinoma. in order to quantify the delay between the focused treatment and the salvage procedure.
Robotic Stereotactic Radiation treatment of prostatic adenocarcinoma of the elderly. Inclusion criteria : T1-T3b, MRI pelvic nodes negative, M0, any Gleason Score, PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) <30ng/ml. Dose : 36.25 Gy in 5 fractions, in 10 days, considering CAPRA Scores≤5 AND 37.5 Gy in 5 fractions, in 10 days, considering CAPRA Scores>5. Primary objective : acute and late toxicity evaluation at 36 months. Secondary objectives : PSA and MRI response.
Physical activity is not only efficient for primary prevention of several cancer types, but it also plays an important role in cancer survivors. Physical activity after a cancer diagnosis has been associated with reduced overall and cancer-specific mortality. It has significant positive effects on physical fitness and several cancer-related symptoms including fatigue, sleep disturbance, depression and anxiety. The evidence is considerable and consistent for breast, colorectal and endometrial cancers. However, patients are generally insufficiently active, and participation rates in physical activity opportunities offered by specialized organizations are low. This pilot study will evaluate the feasibility, efficacy and cost-effectiveness of an intervention seeking to increase active lifestyle and physical activity participation of cancer patients. To encourage this behavioural change, motivational interviewing will be used, a patient-centred approach aimed at increasing the patients' motivation for a behavioural change through open-ended discussions. Seventy patients with breast, colorectal or endometrial cancer will be recruited within a time period of 12 months. Patients will be randomly assigned to an intervention or a control group. The intervention group will receive standard care alongside 12 motivational interviewing sessions within 12 weeks. The control group will receive standard care only. Physical activity behaviour (3D-accelerometer) and physical fitness (cardiovascular and strength fitness) will be measured in the week preceding and following the intervention. Additionally, a subgroup from both study arms will be assessed 12 weeks after the completion of the intervention. The investigators hypothesize that sedentary time will decrease and time spent in moderate and vigorous physical activity, physical fitness and quality of life of cancer survivors will increase to a greater extent in the intervention group than in the control group. Furthermore, health-related quality of life and resource use (intervention and healthcare costs, out of pocket costs) will be measured to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the intervention.
Hippocampus and amygdala are parts of the brain involved in the recognition of emotions, memories, memory, language ... It is therefore very important to protect them during irradiation of the brain. The aim of this study is to evaluate cerebral irradiation with saving hippocampus and amygdala protects these brain functions in patients with small cell lung cancer (SCLC) Radiotherapy of the brain
The present register has been designed to confirm the hypothesis that while using high quality Intensity Modulated Radiation Techniques (IMRT) and a reduced external beam stereotactic boost component it would be possible to maintain the late severe toxicity rates under the 5 % level in situations where brachytherapy could not be proposed as a boost.
The goal of the present study is to test if in situations of borderline resectable patients a neoadjuvant treatment combining Gemzar-Abraxane and stereotactic radiosurgery could increase the median OS rates above 30 months that means at least 12 months more than the 18-20 months generally described.
This Phase III, global, multicenter, open-label, randomized, controlled study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of atezolizumab (an anti-programmed death-ligand 1 [anti-PD-L1] antibody) compared with a single agent chemotherapy regimen by investigator choice (vinorelbine or gemcitabine) in treatment-naïve participants with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who are deemed unsuitable for any platinum-doublet chemotherapy due to poor performance status (Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group [ECOG] performance status of 2-3).
The main goal is to investigate the influence of shoe cushioning and body mass on the risk of running-related injury. This study will allow to determine if shoe cushioning needs to be adapted to the mass of the runner in order to minimize injury risk. The influence of shoe cushioning on running technique will also be investigated. This study consists in a 6-month follow-up period during which leisure-time runners are required to perform a running activity at least once a week and to upload all their running as well as other sporting activities onto a secured web-based training calendar named "Training and Injury Prevention Platform for Sports" (TIPPS) on a weekly basis. Any injury sustained during this period should also be uploaded onto the TIPPS system using the injury questionnaire provided on the website. Finally, the day of the visit to the laboratory (study start), their running style will be analysed during a 15-minute run on an instrumented treadmill at the participant's usual running speed. Anthropometric measurements will also taken. Before the beginning of the study, the participants will receive a pair of running shoes free of charge. These shoes will either have a soft or hard sole. Both shoe versions have cushioning properties that correspond to the range of values from the shoes available on the market. They will be administered through random allocation. Neither the participants nor the research team will know which shoe version was provided to the participant, in order to respect the double-blinded methodology of this study. The participants will be required to use these shoes for all running sessions, and only for running activities. Hypotheses: H1: Running shoes with greater stiffness are associated with a higher injury risk in leisure-time runners. H2: High body mass is associated with a higher injury risk in leisure-time runners. H3: Runners with a high body mass experience a lower injury risk in shoes with greater stiffness. H4: A higher step length, a lower step frequency, and higher peak vertical impact forces are associated with a higher injury risk. H5: Running shoes with greater stiffness will be associated with higher vertical impact peak forces and a shorter contact time. H6: High body mass will be associated with higher peak vertical impact forces, increased contact time, increased duty factor, and decreased step frequency.