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Table 2 Trial characteristics

From: Current status and perspectives of interventional clinical trials for glioblastoma – analysis of ClinicalTrials.gov

  Number Percent
Disease Settings
 1 5 2.3
 2 96 44.4
 3 115 53.2
Systemic Therapy as Investigative Intervention
 0 19 8.8
 1 95 44.0
 2 84 38.9
 3 17 7.9
 4 1 0.5
Radiotherapy as Investigative Intervention
 Not Used 121 56.0
 Part of Standard Protocol 75 34.7
 Experimental 20 9.3
Imaging as Investigative Intervention
 Not Mentioneda 206 95.4
 Experimental 10 4.6
Surgery as Investigative Intervention
 Not Used 134 62.0
 Part of Standard Protocol 71 32.9
 Experimental 11 5.1
Trial Overall Status
 Completed 93 43.1
 Active, not recruiting 52 24.1
 Not yet recruiting 13 6.0
 Recruiting 58 26.9
Primary Sponsor Type
 Industry 56 25.9
 NIH 20 9.3
 academy 123 56.9
 collaborative group 17 7.9
Date of Registration
 2005–2009 101 46.8
 2010–2015 115 53.2
  1. aMajority of trials do not mention imaging procedures in any contest. Registered Data do not provide possibility to extract information about utilization of imaging procedures as part of standard protocol