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Searching for patients with solid tumors with abnormal genetic changes to trial an experimental medication

Searching for patients with solid tumors with abnormal genetic changes to trial an experimental medication

Posted by on Apr 30, 2021 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study is searching for participants with advanced solid tumors including colorectal cancer to examine the safety and effectiveness of experimental drug avapritinib (AYVAKIT). The main outcomes to be measured are the response to treatment and side effects. This trial is being conducted in Texas, US. The details Some cancers grow as a...

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Combination of capecitabine and bevacizumab

Posted by on Jan 3, 2014 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the use of capecitabine in combination with bevacizumab (Avastin) in the treatment of unresectable metastatic colorectal cancer. Some background Current treatment of unresectable metastatic colorectal cancer (wide spread cancer that cannot be removed by surgery do to size or location) includes chemotherapy, such...

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Phase I trial to determine the safety of a new anti-cancer drug: PD 0332991

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article presents the results from the first human trial of PD 0332991, a new anti-cancer drug. The main objective of the study was to determine the safety and recommended dose for further testing. Results warrant further studies and revealed that neutropenia (low white cell count) was the main side effect. Some background Cells...

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