May 23, 2015
Below are current clinical trials.507 studies in Cancer
(open studies only).
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The purpose of this study is to compare the toxic side effects and disease outcomes of intensity modulated photon therapy versus intensity modulated proton therapy. Participants may also receive chemotherapy along with radiation therapy.
The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and effectiveness of nivolumab combined with brentuximab to treat patients with certain subtypes of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
The purpose of this study is to collect medical and family histories, blood and/or tumor tissue samples from patients who are being tested for or who have or had lung cancer. This study will help us to develop better ways to screen people at risk for lung cancer and develop better treatments for patients diagnosed with lung cancer. This study will also help us to learn whether certain genes (inherited factors from your parents) increase the risk of developing lung cancer.
Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz., Jacksonville, Fla., Rochester, Minn.
The purpose of this study is to profile and keep genetic sequencing from the bone marrow of patients who have multiple myeloma or another plasma cell malignancy. This will allow the comparing of genetic analysis with corresponding clinical information, for the purpose of identifying and applying disease biomarkers, for personalized treatments.
Rochester, Minn., Jacksonville, Fla.
This randomized phase II/III trial studies how well standard of care therapy with stereotactic radiosurgery and/or surgery works and compares it to standard of care therapy alone in treating patients with breast cancer that has spread to one or two locations in the body (limited metastatic) that are previously untreated. Standard of care therapy comprising chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, biological therapy, and others may help stop the spread of tumor cells. Radiation therapy and/or surgery is usually only given with standard of care therapy to relieve pain; however, in patients with limited metastatic breast cancer, stereotactic radiosurgery, also known as stereotactic body radiation therapy, may be able to send x-rays directly to the tumor and cause less damage to normal tissue and surgery may be able to effectively remove the metastatic tumor cells. It is not yet known whether standard of care therapy is more effective with stereotactic radiosurgery and/or surgery in treating limited metastatic breast cancer.
Introduction: Acute kidney injury (AKI) increases mortality, hospital cost, and rate of progression toward end stage kidney disease 1-4. Early diagnosis and management of AKI is known to improve the above mentioned outcomes.
Hypothesis: the investigators will design and validate an electronic surveillance tool to screen all the ICU admissions for the earlier, more efficient diagnosis of AKI and as a result improve the outcome of AKI in ICU patients.
Methods: the investigators plan to use the patient database, and AKIN (AKI network) definition to design an electronic alert system to allow clinicians discover patients who develop AKI. Then a randomized clinical trial will be conducted to compare earlier intervention (based on Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes [KDIGO] guidelines) initiated by AKI sniffer alert to the conventional management provided by primary physician in ICU.
First study, at multiple clinical centers, exploring the effects of different combinations of compounds (CC-122, CC-223 ,CC-292 and rituximab) to treat Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)
This phase II trial studies the side effects of erlotinib hydrochloride and how well it works in reducing duodenal polyp burden in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis at risk of developing colon cancer. Erlotinib hydrochloride may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.
The main purpose of this study is to utilize a comprehensive, prospective clinical database to collect patient, diagnostic and treatment variables along with disease specific and generic health related quality of life (HRQOL) data on consecutively treated patients with metastatic spine tumors. The objectives are to determine the validity and reliability of the Spine Cancer Outcomes Questionnaire (SCOQ) for use in the assessment of spine tumor outcomes, to determine if the Spine Instability Neoplastic Score (SINS) Classification is a valid tool for predicting the stability of spine in metastatic spine disease, and to determine the efficacy of surgery versus radiotherapy for the treatment of impending instability secondary to metastatic disease of the spine.
The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety of a study drug known as LY2835219 in combination with different therapies (letrozole, anastrozole, tamoxifen, exemestane, exemestane plus everolimus, trastuzumab, or LY3023414 plus fulvestrant) for breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.
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