May 23, 2015
Below are current clinical trials.497 studies in Cancer
(open studies only).
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This randomized phase II trial studies how well metformin hydrochloride and combination chemotherapy works in treating patients with stage III-IV ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as carboplatin, paclitaxel and docetaxel, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Metformin hydrochloride may help carboplatin, paclitaxel and docetaxel work better by making tumor cells more sensitive to the drugs. Studying samples of blood and tissue in the laboratory from patients receiving metformin hydrochloride may help doctors learn more about the effects of metformin hydrochloride on cells. It may also help doctors understand how well patients respond to treatment. Giving metformin hydrochloride together with combination chemotherapy may kill more tumor cells.
The purpose of this research study is to understand the natural history of vision in patients with OPG and determine if there are factors (e.g. age at diagnosis, male/female, tumor location, features of the MRI exam, etc) that predict future vision loss or change in tumor size.
Another purpose of the study is to collect and store blood and tissue samples to use for future research to evaluate if there are certain variations in DNA, RNA, or proteins that predict the likelihood of an OPG to grow or cause vision loss.
The purpose of this study is to determine if two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography (2D-STE) derived-strain can detect early myocardial dysfunction and thus predict cardiotoxicity in sarcoma subjects undergoing anthracycline therapy and to compare three dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography (3D-STE) to 2D-STE in the same group of patients.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety, disease response, and drug /body interactions of rSIFN-co at different dose levels to demonstrate optimal dosage for patients with advanced solid tumors.
This partially randomized phase Ib/II trial studies the side effects and best dose of taselisib when given together with enzalutamide and to see how well they work in treating patients with androgen receptor positive triple-negative breast cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Taselisib is a PI3K inhibitor. The PI3K pathway is involved is cancer growth. Androgen may cause the growth of tumor cells. Enzalutamide may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking the androgen receptor from working. Giving taselisib with enzalutamide may be a better treatment for patients with breast cancer.
The purpose of the study is to explore the safety and efficacy of CLT-008 as an extra supportive care measure during induction chemotherapy for patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML).
Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz., Jacksonville, Fla., Rochester, Minn.
This study is designed to evaluate PFS endpoint for acalabrutinib vs ibrutinib in previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
The long-term goal of this research program is to clarify the potential mutation causing and cancer causing risk posed by clinical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
This is an open-label, Phase 1b, platform study in subjects with advanced or metastatic solid tumors. The study will be divided into 2 parts (Part 1a and Part 1b). Part 1a will evaluate a JAK inhibitor with JAK1 selectivity (INCB039110) in combination with an IDO1 inhibitor (epacadostat; INCB024360; Group A) and INCB039110 in combination with a PI3K-delta inhibitor (INCB050465; Group B) to determine the MTD or PAD and the recommended Part 1b doses for each combination. Once the recommended dose has been identified for each treatment group in Part 1a, subjects with advanced solid tumors will be enrolled into expansion cohorts based upon prior treatment history with a PD-1 pathway-targeted agent (Part 1b).
This study will examine the safety and tolerability of SGN-LIV1A in patients with metastatic breast cancer. Increasing doses of SGN-LIV1A will be given every 3 weeks alone or in combination with trastuzumab.
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