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299 matching studies

Condition of Interest
Compare Fallopian Tube Cells Collected by Cytuity With Removed Ovarian/Tubal Tissue to Determine Presence...
Fallopian Tube Cancer Ovarian Cancer Ovarian Neoplasms Ovary Cancer Fallopian Tube Neoplasms
Prospective, multi-center, non-randomized study to assess the ability of the Cytuity device to collect cell samples from the fallopian tube that can be evaluated for the presence or absence of malignancy. expand

Prospective, multi-center, non-randomized study to assess the ability of the Cytuity device to collect cell samples from the fallopian tube that can be evaluated for the presence or absence of malignancy.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Aug 2018

open study

An Open-Label Study of the Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Profile of M4344...
Solid Tumor Advanced Solid Tumor
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of multiple ascending doses of single-agent M4344 administered twice-weekly (BIW), twice daily (BID) or once daily dose schedule in participants with advanced solid tumors. This investigation is a three part... expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of multiple ascending doses of single-agent M4344 administered twice-weekly (BIW), twice daily (BID) or once daily dose schedule in participants with advanced solid tumors. This investigation is a three part study examining M4344 alone and in combination with carboplatin, and cisplatin to determine the safety and maximum tolerated dose.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2015

open study

Pulmonary Hypertension and Anastrozole Trial
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
The primary objectives of this study are to determine whether the study drug, anastrozole may improve six minute walk distance at six months compared to placebo and to assess safety and side effects up to twelve months in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). expand

The primary objectives of this study are to determine whether the study drug, anastrozole may improve six minute walk distance at six months compared to placebo and to assess safety and side effects up to twelve months in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2017

open study

Targeted Therapy Directed by Genetic Testing in Treating Patients With Advanced Refractory Solid Tumors,...
Advanced Malignant Solid Neoplasm Bladder Carcinoma Breast Carcinoma Cervical Carcinoma Colon Carcinoma
This phase II MATCH trial studies how well treatment that is directed by genetic testing works in patients with solid tumors or lymphomas that have progressed following at least one line of standard treatment or for which no agreed upon treatment approach exists. Genetic tests... expand

This phase II MATCH trial studies how well treatment that is directed by genetic testing works in patients with solid tumors or lymphomas that have progressed following at least one line of standard treatment or for which no agreed upon treatment approach exists. Genetic tests look at the unique genetic material (genes) of patients' tumor cells. Patients with genetic abnormalities (such as mutations, amplifications, or translocations) may benefit more from treatment which targets their tumor's particular genetic abnormality. Identifying these genetic abnormalities first may help doctors plan better treatment for patients with solid tumors, lymphomas, or multiple myeloma.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2015

open study

Reduced Craniospinal Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy in Treating Younger Patients With Newly Diagnosed...
Medulloblastoma
This phase II trial studies how well reduced doses of radiation therapy to the brain and spine (craniospinal) and chemotherapy work in treating patients with newly diagnosed type of brain tumor called WNT)/Wingless (WNT)-driven medulloblastoma. Recent studies using chemotherapy... expand

This phase II trial studies how well reduced doses of radiation therapy to the brain and spine (craniospinal) and chemotherapy work in treating patients with newly diagnosed type of brain tumor called WNT)/Wingless (WNT)-driven medulloblastoma. Recent studies using chemotherapy and radiation therapy have been shown to be effective in treating patients with WNT-driven medulloblastoma. However, there is a concern about the late side effects of treatment, such as learning difficulties, lower amounts of hormones, or other problems in performing daily activities. Radiotherapy uses high-energy radiation from x-rays to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as cisplatin, vincristine sulfate, cyclophosphamide and lomustine, 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. Giving reduced craniospinal radiation therapy and chemotherapy may kill tumor cells and may also reduce the late side effects of treatment.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2017

open study

Vemurafenib in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Advanced Solid Tumors, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma,...
Advanced Malignant Solid Neoplasm Ann Arbor Stage III Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Ann Arbor Stage IV Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Ependymoma Ewing Sarcoma
This phase II Pediatric MATCH trial studies how well vemurafenib works in treating patients with solid tumors, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, or histiocytic disorders with BRAF V600 mutations that have spread to other places in the body and have come back or do not respond to treatment.... expand

This phase II Pediatric MATCH trial studies how well vemurafenib works in treating patients with solid tumors, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, or histiocytic disorders with BRAF V600 mutations that have spread to other places in the body and have come back or do not respond to treatment. Vemurafenib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2017

open study

Iobenguane I-131 or Crizotinib and Standard Therapy in Treating Younger Patients With Newly-Diagnosed...
Ganglioneuroblastoma INRG Stage L2 INRG Stage M INRG Stage MS Neuroblastoma
This phase III trial studies iobenguane I-131 or crizotinib and standard therapy in treating younger patients with newly-diagnosed high-risk neuroblastoma or ganglioneuroblastoma. Radioactive drugs, such as iobenguane I-131, may carry radiation directly to tumor cells and not... expand

This phase III trial studies iobenguane I-131 or crizotinib and standard therapy in treating younger patients with newly-diagnosed high-risk neuroblastoma or ganglioneuroblastoma. Radioactive drugs, such as iobenguane I-131, may carry radiation directly to tumor cells and not harm normal cells. Crizotinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Giving iobenguane I-131 or crizotinib and standard therapy may work better compared to crizotinib and standard therapy alone in treating younger patients with neuroblastoma or ganglioneuroblastoma.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2018

open study

Galunisertib and Paclitaxel in Treating Patients With Metastatic Androgen Receptor Negative (AR-) Triple...
Estrogen Receptor Negative HER2/Neu Negative Progesterone Receptor Negative Recurrent Breast Carcinoma Stage IV Breast Cancer
This phase I trial studies the side effects and best dose of Galunisertib when given together with paclitaxel in treating patients with androgen receptor negative or triple negative breast cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Some tumors need growth factors, which... expand

This phase I trial studies the side effects and best dose of Galunisertib when given together with paclitaxel in treating patients with androgen receptor negative or triple negative breast cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Some tumors need growth factors, which are made by the body's white blood cells, to keep growing. Galunisertib may interfere with growth factors and help cause tumor cells to die. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as paclitaxel, 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. Giving Galunisertib together with paclitaxel may kill more tumor cells.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2016

open study

Chronic Hypertension and Pregnancy (CHAP) Project
Hypertension
The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether a blood pressure treatment strategy during pregnancy to achieve targets that are recommended for non-pregnant reproductive-age adults (<140/90 mmHg) compared ACOG- recommended standard during pregnancy (no treatment unless BP is... expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether a blood pressure treatment strategy during pregnancy to achieve targets that are recommended for non-pregnant reproductive-age adults (<140/90 mmHg) compared ACOG- recommended standard during pregnancy (no treatment unless BP is severe) is effective and safe.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2015

open study

Sapanisertib in Treating Patients With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Bladder Cancer With TSC1 and/or...
Locally Advanced Bladder Urothelial Carcinoma Metastatic Transitional Cell Carcinoma Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma Recurrent Bladder Carcinoma Stage III Bladder Urothelial Carcinoma AJCC v6 and v7
This pilot phase II trial studies how well sapanisertib works in treating patients with bladder cancer that has spread from where it started to nearby tissue or lymph nodes (locally advanced) or other places in the body (metastatic) with tuberous sclerosis (TSC)1 and/or TSC2... expand

This pilot phase II trial studies how well sapanisertib works in treating patients with bladder cancer that has spread from where it started to nearby tissue or lymph nodes (locally advanced) or other places in the body (metastatic) with tuberous sclerosis (TSC)1 and/or TSC2 mutations (changes in deoxyribonucleic acid [DNA]). Sapanisertib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2016

open study

Low-Dose Total Skin Electron Therapy in Treating Patients With Refractory or Relapsed Stage IB-IIIA Mycosis...
Recurrent Mycosis Fungoides Refractory Mycosis Fungoides Stage I Mycosis Fungoides Stage II Mycosis Fungoides Stage III Mycosis Fungoides
This clinical trial studies low- dose total skin electron therapy in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA mycosis fungoides that has not responded to previous treatment (refractory) or has returned after a period of improvement (relapsed). Radiation therapy uses high energy electrons... expand

This clinical trial studies low- dose total skin electron therapy in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA mycosis fungoides that has not responded to previous treatment (refractory) or has returned after a period of improvement (relapsed). Radiation therapy uses high energy electrons to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Rotisserie technique is a method in which the patient receives total skin electron therapy while standing on a rotating platform. Giving low dose total skin electron therapy using rotisserie technique may kill tumor cells, while having fewer side effects, and may allow therapy to be repeated in future if clinically indicated.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Apr 2016

open study

Neuropsychological and Behavioral Testing in Younger Patients With Cancer
Childhood Malignant Neoplasm
This research trial studies neuropsychological (learning, remembering or thinking) and behavioral outcomes in children and adolescents with cancer by collecting information over time from a series of tests. expand

This research trial studies neuropsychological (learning, remembering or thinking) and behavioral outcomes in children and adolescents with cancer by collecting information over time from a series of tests.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Sep 2008

open study

AFQ056 for Language Learning in Children With FXS
Fragile X Syndrome
The overall goals are to change the paradigm for development of mechanism targeted pharmacotherapy in neurodevelopmental disorders and provide a definitive test of the mGluR theory in humans by determining whether AFQ056, an mGluR5 negative modulator, can enhance neural plasticity... expand

The overall goals are to change the paradigm for development of mechanism targeted pharmacotherapy in neurodevelopmental disorders and provide a definitive test of the mGluR theory in humans by determining whether AFQ056, an mGluR5 negative modulator, can enhance neural plasticity in the form of language learning during an intensive language intervention in very young children with fragile X syndrome. This trial therefore will use an innovative but exploratory new trial design to develop a different way to examine efficacy of an agent with substantial support as a drug targeting CNS plasticity in preclinical models of a developmental disorder. If the design is successful, this trial can serve as a model for future trials of mechanistically-targeted treatments operating on neural plasticity in other neurodevelopmental disorders.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2017

open study

Neratinib HER Mutation Basket Study (SUMMIT)
Malignant Solid Tumor Fibrolamellar Carcinoma
This is an open-label, non-randomized, multicenter, multinational, Phase 2 study exploring the efficacy and safety of neratinib as monotherapy or in combination with other therapies in patients with ERBB mutation-positive or EGFR gene-amplified solid tumors. expand

This is an open-label, non-randomized, multicenter, multinational, Phase 2 study exploring the efficacy and safety of neratinib as monotherapy or in combination with other therapies in patients with ERBB mutation-positive or EGFR gene-amplified solid tumors.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2013

open study

Efficacy and Safety of Human Plasma-derived C1-esterase Inhibitor as add-on to Standard of Care for the...
Antibody-mediated Rejection
This is a double-blind, randomized-withdrawal, placebo-controlled study in kidney transplant patients with AMR to evaluate the efficacy and safety of human plasma-derived C1-esterase inhibitor as add-on to standard of care (IVIG). expand

This is a double-blind, randomized-withdrawal, placebo-controlled study in kidney transplant patients with AMR to evaluate the efficacy and safety of human plasma-derived C1-esterase inhibitor as add-on to standard of care (IVIG).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2017

open study

HeadStart4: Newly Diagnosed Children (<10 y/o) With Medulloblastoma and Other CNS Embryonal Tumors
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

A Mobile Health Intervention in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Heritable Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
This study proposes the use of a mobile health intervention (utilizing a smart phone app) to encourage increased exercise in PAH patients. The study will be a randomized trial to examine feasibility of an mHealth (mobile device) Fitbit Charge HR and cell phone application intervention... expand

This study proposes the use of a mobile health intervention (utilizing a smart phone app) to encourage increased exercise in PAH patients. The study will be a randomized trial to examine feasibility of an mHealth (mobile device) Fitbit Charge HR and cell phone application intervention to improve step counts and increase participants activity level as compared to no intervention. The Fitbit Charge Heart Rate (HR) monitors activity and the cell phone application provides encouragement notifications to half the subjects while the other half do not receive encouragements.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2017

open study

Nivolumab in Treating Patients With Localized Kidney Cancer Undergoing Nephrectomy
Metastatic Malignant Neoplasm in Lymph Node Metastatic Malignant Neoplasm in the Adrenal Gland Metastatic Malignant Neoplasm in the Lung Metastatic Malignant Neoplasm in the Pancreas Metastatic Malignant Neoplasm in the Skin
This phase III trial compares nephrectomy (surgery to remove a kidney or part of a kidney) with or without nivolumab in treating patients with kidney cancer that is limited to a certain part of the body (localized). Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as nivolumab,... expand

This phase III trial compares nephrectomy (surgery to remove a kidney or part of a kidney) with or without nivolumab in treating patients with kidney cancer that is limited to a certain part of the body (localized). 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. Giving nivolumab before nephrectomy may make the tumor smaller and reduce the amount of normal tissue that needs to be removed, and after nephrectomy to increase survival. It is not yet known whether nivolumab and nephrectomy is more effective than nephrectomy alone in treating patients with kidney cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2017

open study

Ruxolitinib Pre-, During- and Post-HSCT for Patients With Primary or Secondary Myelofibrosis.
Myelofibrosis
This research study is studying a drug called Ruxolitinib as a possible treatment for Myelofibrosis. expand

This research study is studying a drug called Ruxolitinib as a possible treatment for Myelofibrosis.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2018

open study

An International Study to Evaluate Diagnostic Efficacy of Flurpiridaz (18F) Injection PET MPI in the...
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
This is a Phase 3, prospective, open-label, international, multicentre study of Flurpiridaz (18F) Injection for PET MPI in patients referred for ICA because of suspected CAD. expand

This is a Phase 3, prospective, open-label, international, multicentre study of Flurpiridaz (18F) Injection for PET MPI in patients referred for ICA because of suspected CAD.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2018

open study

Long Term Follow Up Protocol for NiCord®/CordIn™ Patients
Patients Transplanted With NiCord/CordIn
This is an observational study that will monitor clinical outcomes of patients who have received a NiCord®/CordIn™ transplant as part of a GC clinical interventional study and meet the eligibility criteria for this Long Term Follow Up study. expand

This is an observational study that will monitor clinical outcomes of patients who have received a NiCord®/CordIn™ transplant as part of a GC clinical interventional study and meet the eligibility criteria for this Long Term Follow Up study.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Mar 2014

open study

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement to UNload the Left Ventricle in Patients With ADvanced Heart Failure...
Aortic Valve Stenosis
The objective of this study is to determine the safety and efficacy of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) via a transfemoral approach in HF patients with moderate AS as compared with OHFT. expand

The objective of this study is to determine the safety and efficacy of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) via a transfemoral approach in HF patients with moderate AS as compared with OHFT.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2016

open study

Mobility and Therapeutic Benefits Resulting From Exoskeleton Use in a Clinical Setting (SC140121 Study...
Spinal Cord Injury
The proposed study is intended to inform the hypotheses that (1) regular dosing of exoskeleton walking will provide health benefits to non-ambulatory and poorly-ambulatory individuals with SCI, including decreased pain and spasticity, improvements in bowel and bladder function,... expand

The proposed study is intended to inform the hypotheses that (1) regular dosing of exoskeleton walking will provide health benefits to non-ambulatory and poorly-ambulatory individuals with SCI, including decreased pain and spasticity, improvements in bowel and bladder function, decreased body-mass index (BMI), enhanced well-being; (2) regular dosing of exoskeleton walking will facilitate neurological or functional recovery in some individuals with SCI, particularly those with incomplete injuries; and (3) the level of mobility enabled by a lower limb exoskeleton is commensurate with the walking speeds, distances, and surfaces required for community ambulation.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2016

open study

Targeted Therapy Directed by Genetic Testing in Treating Pediatric Patients With Relapsed or Refractory...
Advanced Malignant Solid Neoplasm Ann Arbor Stage III Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Ann Arbor Stage IV Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Histiocytic Sarcoma Juvenile Xanthogranuloma
This Pediatric MATCH screening and multi-sub-study phase II trial studies how well treatment that is directed by genetic testing works in pediatric patients with solid tumors, non-Hodgkin lymphomas, or histiocytic disorders that have progressed following at least one line of... expand

This Pediatric MATCH screening and multi-sub-study phase II trial studies how well treatment that is directed by genetic testing works in pediatric patients with solid tumors, non-Hodgkin lymphomas, or histiocytic disorders that have progressed following at least one line of standard systemic therapy and/or for which no standard treatment exists that has been shown to prolong survival. Genetic tests look at the unique genetic material (genes) of patients' tumor cells. Patients with genetic changes or abnormalities (mutations) may benefit more from treatment which targets their tumor's particular genetic mutation, and may help doctors plan better treatment for patients with solid tumors or non-Hodgkin lymphomas.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2017

open study

A Safety and Tolerability Study of INCAGN02385 in Select Advanced Malignancies
Cervical Cancer Microsatellite Instability (MSI)-High Endometrial Cancer Gastric Cancer (Including Stomach and Gastroesophageal Junction [GEJ]) Esophageal Cancer Hepatocellular Carcinoma
The purpose of this study is to determine the safety, tolerability, and preliminary efficacy of INCAGN02385 in participants with advanced malignancies. expand

The purpose of this study is to determine the safety, tolerability, and preliminary efficacy of INCAGN02385 in participants with advanced malignancies.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2018

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