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A Pilot Study to Evaluate the Feasibility and Potential Effectiveness of the Flexitouch System Head and...
Tactile Medical Head and Neck Neoplasms Head and Neck Cancer Head and Neck Lymphedema
The study will evaluate the feasibility and potential effectiveness of the Flexitouch head and neck treatment plus standard home care compared to standard home care regimen alone. expand

The study will evaluate the feasibility and potential effectiveness of the Flexitouch head and neck treatment plus standard home care compared to standard home care regimen alone.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2018

open study

S1207 Hormone Therapy With or Without Everolimus in Treating Patients With Breast Cancer
Southwest Oncology Group Breast Cancer
RATIONALE: Estrogen can cause the growth of breast cancer cells. Hormone therapy using tamoxifen citrate, goserelin acetate, leuprolide acetate, anastrozole, letrozole, or exemestane, may fight breast cancer by lowering the amount of estrogen the body makes. Everolimus may stop... expand

RATIONALE: Estrogen can cause the growth of breast cancer cells. Hormone therapy using tamoxifen citrate, goserelin acetate, leuprolide acetate, anastrozole, letrozole, or exemestane, may fight breast cancer by lowering the amount of estrogen the body makes. Everolimus may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. It is not yet know whether hormone therapy is more effective when given with or without everolimus in treating breast cancer. PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial studies how well giving hormone therapy together with or without everolimus work in treating patients with breast cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2013

open study

Role of Sympathetic Vasoconstriction on Insulin-Mediated Microvascular Recruitment and Glucose Uptake...
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Insulin Resistance Healthy Obesity
The purpose of this study is to better understand the contribution of sympathetic vasoconstriction to impaired insulin-mediated vasodilation and subsequently insulin-mediated glucose uptake. The investigators will test the hypothesis that removal of sympathetic vasoconstriction... expand

The purpose of this study is to better understand the contribution of sympathetic vasoconstriction to impaired insulin-mediated vasodilation and subsequently insulin-mediated glucose uptake. The investigators will test the hypothesis that removal of sympathetic vasoconstriction can result in improvement in insulin-mediated vasodilation and subsequently sensitivity to insulin-mediated glucose uptake.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2017

open study

AtRial Cardiopathy and Antithrombotic Drugs In Prevention After Cryptogenic Stroke
Columbia University Stroke
Objectives - Primary: To test the hypothesis that apixaban is superior to aspirin for the prevention of recurrent stroke in patients with cryptogenic ischemic stroke and atrial cardiopathy. - Secondary: To test the hypothesis that the relative efficacy of apixaban... expand

Objectives - Primary: To test the hypothesis that apixaban is superior to aspirin for the prevention of recurrent stroke in patients with cryptogenic ischemic stroke and atrial cardiopathy. - Secondary: To test the hypothesis that the relative efficacy of apixaban over aspirin increases with the severity of atrial cardiopathy.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2018

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Crystalloid Liberal or Vasopressors Early Resuscitation in Sepsis
Massachusetts General Hospital Septic Shock
Multicenter, prospective, phase 3 randomized non-blinded interventional trial of fluid treatment strategies in the first 24 hours for patients with sepsis-induced hypotension. The aim of the study is to determine the impact of a restrictive fluids strategy (vasopressors first... expand

Multicenter, prospective, phase 3 randomized non-blinded interventional trial of fluid treatment strategies in the first 24 hours for patients with sepsis-induced hypotension. The aim of the study is to determine the impact of a restrictive fluids strategy (vasopressors first followed by rescue fluids) as compared to a liberal fluid strategy (fluids first followed by rescue vasopressors) on 90-day in-hospital mortality in patients with sepsis-induced hypotension.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2018

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Memory Improvement Through Nicotine Dosing (MIND) Study
University of Southern California Mild Cognitive Impairment
The purpose of the study is to see if daily transdermal nicotine is able to produce a significant cognitive, clinical and functional improvement in participants with MCI. Neuronal nicotinic receptors have long been known to play a critical role in memory function in preclinical... expand

The purpose of the study is to see if daily transdermal nicotine is able to produce a significant cognitive, clinical and functional improvement in participants with MCI. Neuronal nicotinic receptors have long been known to play a critical role in memory function in preclinical studies, with nicotine improving attention, learning, and memory function. The study will enroll 300 participants for a 2 year period. Participants will be randomized (50:50) to either the transdermal nicotine, beginning at 7mg/day, and increasing to 21mg/day, or placebo skin patch.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2017

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A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Upadacitinib (ABT-494) for Induction and Maintenance Therapy...
AbbVie Ulcerative Colitis (UC)
This study comprises three sub-studies. The objective of sub-study 1 is to characterize the dose-response, efficacy, and safety of upadacitinib compared to placebo in inducing clinical remission in order to identify the induction dose of upadacitinib for further evaluation in... expand

This study comprises three sub-studies. The objective of sub-study 1 is to characterize the dose-response, efficacy, and safety of upadacitinib compared to placebo in inducing clinical remission in order to identify the induction dose of upadacitinib for further evaluation in sub-study 2. The objective of sub-study 2 is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of upadacitinib compared to placebo in inducing clinical remission in participants. The objective of sub-study 3 is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of upadacitinib compared to placebo in achieving clinical remission in participants who had a response following induction with upadacitinib.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2016

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Derazantinib in Subjects With FGFR2 Gene Fusion Positive Inoperable or Advanced Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
Basilea Pharmaceutica Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Combined Hepatocellular and Cholangiocarcinoma
This pivotal, open-label, single-arm study will evaluate the anti-cancer activity of derazantinib by Objective Response Rate (ORR) by central radiology review as per RECIST v1.1 in subjects with inoperable or advanced intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCCA) whose tumors harbor... expand

This pivotal, open-label, single-arm study will evaluate the anti-cancer activity of derazantinib by Objective Response Rate (ORR) by central radiology review as per RECIST v1.1 in subjects with inoperable or advanced intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCCA) whose tumors harbor FGFR2 gene fusions (by FISH performed by the central laboratory) and who received at least one prior regimen of systemic therapy. Subjects will be dosed orally once per day at 300 mg of derazantinib capsules.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2017

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Nivolumab After Surgery and Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Stage IB-IIIA Non-small Cell Lung...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Stage IB Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage II Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer AJCC v7 Stage IIA Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage IIB Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer AJCC v7
This phase III ALCHEMIST trial studies how well nivolumab after surgery and chemotherapy work in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as nivolumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer,... expand

This phase III ALCHEMIST trial studies how well nivolumab after surgery and chemotherapy work in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as nivolumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2016

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Dose-Ranging Study of Recombinant AAV2/6 Human Factor 8 Gene Therapy SB-525 in Subjects With Severe Hemophilia...
Sangamo Therapeutics Hemophilia A
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the safety, tolerability and time-course profile of FVIII activity levels with adaptive doses of SB-525. expand

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the safety, tolerability and time-course profile of FVIII activity levels with adaptive doses of SB-525.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2017

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Open-Label Extension of RPC1063 as Therapy for Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis
Celgene Ulcerative Colitis
The purpose of the trial is to determine the long-term safety and efficacy of RPC1063 in patients diagnosed with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis. expand

The purpose of the trial is to determine the long-term safety and efficacy of RPC1063 in patients diagnosed with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2015

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Response-Based Chemotherapy in Treating Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia or Myelodysplastic Syndrome...
Children's Oncology Group Acute Myeloid Leukemia Blasts 5 Percent or More of Bone Marrow Nucleated Cells Cytopenia Down Syndrome Myelodysplastic Syndrome
This phase III trial studies response-based chemotherapy in treating newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia or myelodysplastic syndrome in younger patients with Down syndrome. Drugs used in chemotherapy work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing... expand

This phase III trial studies response-based chemotherapy in treating newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia or myelodysplastic syndrome in younger patients with Down syndrome. Drugs used in chemotherapy work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Response-based chemotherapy separates patients into different risk groups and treats them according to how they respond to the first course of treatment (Induction I). Response-based treatment may be effective in treating acute myeloid leukemia or myelodysplastic syndrome in younger patients with Down syndrome while reducing the side effects.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2015

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A Study Evaluating Venetoclax in Combination With Azacitidine in Subjects With Treatment-Naïve Higher-Risk...
AbbVie Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
This is a Phase 1b, open-label, non-randomized, multicenter, dose-finding study evaluating venetoclax in combination with azacitidine in subjects with treatment-naïve higher-risk MDS comprising a dose-escalation portion and a safety expansion portion. expand

This is a Phase 1b, open-label, non-randomized, multicenter, dose-finding study evaluating venetoclax in combination with azacitidine in subjects with treatment-naïve higher-risk MDS comprising a dose-escalation portion and a safety expansion portion.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2017

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PAK4 and NAMPT in Patients With Solid Malignancies or NHL (PANAMA)
Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc NHL Solid Tumors
This study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of oral KPT-9274 for the treatment of patients with advanced solid malignancies or non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). expand

This study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of oral KPT-9274 for the treatment of patients with advanced solid malignancies or non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2016

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HeadStart4: Newly Diagnosed Children (<10 y/o) With Medulloblastoma and Other CNS Embryonal Tumors
Nationwide Children's Hospital Medulloblastoma Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumors
This is a prospective randomized clinical trial, to determine whether dose-intensive tandem Consolidation, in a randomized comparison with single cycle Consolidation, provides an event-free survival (EFS) and overall survival (OS). The study population will be high-risk patients... expand

This is a prospective randomized clinical trial, to determine whether dose-intensive tandem Consolidation, in a randomized comparison with single cycle Consolidation, provides an event-free survival (EFS) and overall survival (OS). The study population will be high-risk patients (non-Wnt and non-Shh sub-groups) with medulloblastoma, and for all patients with central nervous system (CNS) embryonal tumors completing "Head Start 4" Induction. This study will further determine whether the additional labor intensity (duration of hospitalizations and short-term and long-term morbidities) associated with the tandem treatment is justified by the improvement in outcome. It is expected that the tandem (3 cycles) Consolidation regimen will produce a superior outcome compared to the single cycle Consolidation, given the substantially higher dose intensity of the tandem regimen, without significant addition of either short-term or long-term morbidities.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2015

open study

SEL24/MEN1703 in Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Menarini Group Acute Myeloid Leukemia
The purpose of the clinical trial is to identify the highest dose of SEL24/MEN1703 drug with acceptable safety profile and that can be used in patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. expand

The purpose of the clinical trial is to identify the highest dose of SEL24/MEN1703 drug with acceptable safety profile and that can be used in patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2017

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Blinatumomab in Treating Younger Patients With Relapsed B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
National Cancer Institute (NCI) B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
This randomized phase III trial studies how well blinatumomab works compared with standard combination chemotherapy in treating patients with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia that has returned after a period of improvement (relapsed). Immunotherapy with blinatumomab, may induce... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies how well blinatumomab works compared with standard combination chemotherapy in treating patients with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia that has returned after a period of improvement (relapsed). Immunotherapy with blinatumomab, may induce changes in body's immune system and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. It is not yet known whether standard combination chemotherapy is more effective than blinatumomab in treating relapsed B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2014

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Breast Cancer WEight Loss Study (BWEL Study)
Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Breast Carcinoma
This randomized phase III trial studies whether weight loss in overweight and obese women may prevent breast cancer from coming back (recurrence). Previous studies have found that women who are overweight or obese when their breast cancer is found (diagnosed) have a greater risk... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies whether weight loss in overweight and obese women may prevent breast cancer from coming back (recurrence). Previous studies have found that women who are overweight or obese when their breast cancer is found (diagnosed) have a greater risk of their breast cancer recurring, as compared to women who were thinner when their cancer was diagnosed. This study aims to test whether overweight or obese women who take part in a weight loss program after being diagnosed with breast cancer have a lower rate of cancer recurrence as compared to women who do not take part in the weight loss program. This study will help to show whether weight loss programs should be a part of breast cancer treatment.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2016

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Study of the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of KPT-8602 in Patients With Relapsed/Refractory Cancer...
Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma (RRMM) Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (mCRC) Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC) Higher Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome (HR-MDS)
This is a first-in-human, multi-center, open-label clinical study with separate dose escalation (Phase 1) and expansion (Phase 2) stages to assess preliminary safety, tolerability, and efficacy of the second generation oral XPO1 inhibitor KPT-8602 in patients with relapsed/refractory... expand

This is a first-in-human, multi-center, open-label clinical study with separate dose escalation (Phase 1) and expansion (Phase 2) stages to assess preliminary safety, tolerability, and efficacy of the second generation oral XPO1 inhibitor KPT-8602 in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (MM), metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), and higher risk myelodysplastic syndrome (HR-MDS). Dose escalation and dose expansion may be included for all parts of the study as determined by ongoing study results. This study is currently closed for enrollment for patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (MM), metastatic or colorectal cancer (mCRC), and metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2016

open study

Combination Chemotherapy With or Without Temsirolimus in Treating Patients With Intermediate Risk Rhabdomyosarcoma
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma Botryoid-Type Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma Rhabdomyosarcoma Sclerosing Rhabdomyosarcoma
This randomized phase III trial studies how well combination chemotherapy (vincristine sulfate, dactinomycin, cyclophosphamide alternated with vincristine sulfate and irinotecan hydrochloride or vinorelbine) works compared to combination chemotherapy plus temsirolimus in treating... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies how well combination chemotherapy (vincristine sulfate, dactinomycin, cyclophosphamide alternated with vincristine sulfate and irinotecan hydrochloride or vinorelbine) works compared to combination chemotherapy plus temsirolimus in treating patients with rhabdomyosarcoma (cancer that forms in the soft tissues, such as muscle), and has an intermediate chance of coming back after treatment (intermediate risk). Drugs used in chemotherapy 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. Combination chemotherapy and temsirolimus may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. It is not yet known whether combination chemotherapy or combination chemotherapy plus temsirolimus is more effective in treating patients with intermediate-risk rhabdomyosarcoma.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2016

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Nerve Repair Using Hydrophilic Polymers to Promote Immediate Fusion of Severed Axons and Swift Return...
Vanderbilt University Peripheral Nerve Injury
Current strategies for peripheral nerve repair are severely limited. Even with current techniques, it can take months for regenerating axons to reach denervated target tissues when injuries are proximally located. This inability to rapidly restore the loss of function after axonal... expand

Current strategies for peripheral nerve repair are severely limited. Even with current techniques, it can take months for regenerating axons to reach denervated target tissues when injuries are proximally located. This inability to rapidly restore the loss of function after axonal injury continues to produce poor clinical outcomes. The investigators propose testing the efficacy and safety of a combination therapy: polyethylene glycol (PEG) assisted axonal fusion technique to repair peripheral nerve injuries in humans.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2015

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Alisertib With or Without Fulvestrant in Treating Patients With Locally Advanced or Metastatic, Endocrine-Resistant...
Mayo Clinic Estrogen Receptor Status HER2/Neu Negative Invasive Breast Carcinoma Postmenopausal Stage III Breast Cancer
This phase II trial studies how well alisertib with or without fulvestrant works in treating patients with endocrine-resistant breast cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Alisertib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell... expand

This phase II trial studies how well alisertib with or without fulvestrant works in treating patients with endocrine-resistant breast cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Alisertib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Hormone therapy using fulvestrant may fight breast cancer by blocking the use of estrogen by the tumor cells or reducing the amount of estrogen made by the body. Giving alisertib with or without fulvestrant may be better in treating patients with breast cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2017

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A Study Of Avelumab In Combination With Other Cancer Immunotherapies In Advanced Malignancies (JAVELIN...
Pfizer Advanced Cancer
This is a Phase 1b/2 dose-optimization study to evaluate safety, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and preliminary antitumor activity of avelumab (MSB0010718C) in combination with other cancer immunotherapies in patients with locally advanced or metastatic solid tumors. The... expand

This is a Phase 1b/2 dose-optimization study to evaluate safety, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and preliminary antitumor activity of avelumab (MSB0010718C) in combination with other cancer immunotherapies in patients with locally advanced or metastatic solid tumors. The primary purpose is to assess the safety and early signs of efficacy of various avelumab combinations with other cancer immunotherapies, optimizing dosing regimens as appropriate, in a limited series of indications.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2015

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Olaparib With or Without Atezolizumab in Treating Patients With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Non-HER2-Positive...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) BRCA1 Gene Mutation BRCA2 Gene Mutation Metastatic Breast Carcinoma Stage III Breast Cancer AJCC v7 Stage IIIA Breast Cancer AJCC v7
This randomized phase II trial studies how well olaparib with or without atezolizumab work in treating patients with non-HER2-positive breast cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Olaparib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for... expand

This randomized phase II trial studies how well olaparib with or without atezolizumab work in treating patients with non-HER2-positive breast cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Olaparib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as atezolizumab, may help the body's immune system attack the tumor, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. It is not known whether giving olaparib with or without atezolizumab will work better in patients with non-HER2-positive breast cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2016

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Oral Treprostinil in Subjects With Pulmonary Hypertension Associated With Heart Failure With Preserved...
United Therapeutics Pulmonary Hypertension Heart Failure With a Preserved Ejection Fraction
This is a multicenter, randomized (1:1; oral treprostinil to placebo), double-blind, placebo-controlled study in subjects with World Health Organization (WHO) Group 2 pulmonary hypertension (PH) associated with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). Once randomized,... expand

This is a multicenter, randomized (1:1; oral treprostinil to placebo), double-blind, placebo-controlled study in subjects with World Health Organization (WHO) Group 2 pulmonary hypertension (PH) associated with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). Once randomized, subjects will take the initial dose of study drug at the study site on the day of randomization. Subjects will return to the study site for visits scheduled at Weeks 6, 12, 18, and 24. The treatment phase of the study will last approximately 24 weeks.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2017

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