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Looking patients with metastatic non small cell lung cancer to trial a radiation treatment

Posted by on Jun 29, 2019 in Lung cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 2 trial will investigate the effectiveness of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) in patients with metastatic cancer. The main outcome will be progression-free survival (PFS; survival without the cancer getting worse).  This trial is recruiting in multiple locations in New York and New Jersey, US. The details...

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Searching for patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer to test a chemoradiotherapy regimen

Posted by on May 28, 2019 in Lung cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the effectiveness and safety of standard chemoradiation vs a PET base chemoradiation combination in patients with non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC). The main outcomes to be measured will be side effects and survival without cancer growing or spreading. The details A treatment option for...

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Searching for patients with recurrent multiple myeloma to test daratumumab

Posted by on May 24, 2019 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 2 trial is evaluating how well daratumumab (Darzalex) works in treating patients with multiple myeloma (MM) that has come back after a stem cell transplant (SCT). The main outcome to be measured will be the number of patients who have a complete disappearance of all signs of cancer. This trial is recruiting in Houston,...

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Searching for patients with to try a new therapy for multiple myeloma.

Posted by on Apr 5, 2019 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study will investigate the effectiveness of daratumumab (Darzalex) added to VR-d regime [bortezomib (Velcade), lenalidomide (Revlimid), and dexamethasone (Decadron)] versus VR-d alone in untreated multiple myeloma (MM). The development of minimal residual disease (MRD; a very small number of cancer cells remaining after treatment)...

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Looking for participants with colorectal cancer and liver metastasis to test a new cancer vaccine

Posted by on Mar 26, 2019 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the effectiveness of mFOLFOX6 (oxaliplatin, leucovorin, fluorouracil) and nivolumab (Opdivo) with and without a new cancer vaccine (CV301) for patients with colorectal cancer that has spread to the liver. The main outcome will be overall survival. This trial is being conducted in California and New Jersey,...

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Evaluating a new CAR-T cell therapy for patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma

Posted by on Mar 10, 2019 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the safety and effectiveness of a new chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy for relapsed or refractory (does not respond to treatment) multiple myeloma (MM). This study found that this cell therapy was effective, but it had significant side effects.   Some background MM is a type of cancer of the...

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The socioeconomic impact of cachexia in elderly patients with advanced lung cancer

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Lung cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the impact of cachexia (weakness or wasting of the body) in elderly patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer on disability, hospitalization and medical costs. The authors concluded that patients with cachexia had a higher risk of disability, longer hospital stays and higher medical costs, while being treated...

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Looking for participants with relapsed and/or refractory multiple myeloma to receive ixazomib or pomalidomide

Posted by on Feb 5, 2018 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aims to compare ixazomib plus dexamethasone versus pomalidomide plus dexamethasone on survival in participants with relapse and/or refractory multiple myeloma. The outcome to be measured is the duration of time until disease progresses (worsens).  The details Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells in the...

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Looking for patients with newly diagnosed symptomatic NSCLC to test durvalumab

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Lung cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 2 clinical trial will test the safety and effectiveness of durvalumab as a first-line therapy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The primary outcome will be measured by overall survival and the number of patients with adverse (negative) side effects. The details Durvalumab is an immunotherapy for metastatic tumors...

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Looking for patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma to test the safety and effectiveness of isatuximab

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 1 clinical trial will test the safety of isatuximab (SAR650984) in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma, as well as the effectiveness of isatuximab in multiple myeloma patients who have been previously treated with daratumumab (Darzalex). The primary outcome will be measured by side effects and overall...

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