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282 matching studies

Condition of Interest
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Erlotinib Hydrochloride in Treating Patients With Stage IB-IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Cancer That Has Been...
EGFR Exon 19 Deletion Mutation EGFR NP_005219.2:p.L858R Stage IB Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage II Lung Non-Small Cell Cancer AJCC v7 Stage IIA Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7
This phase III ALCHEMIST trial studies how well erlotinib hydrochloride compared to observation works in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been completely removed by surgery. Erlotinib hydrochloride may stop the growth of tumor cells by... expand

This phase III ALCHEMIST trial studies how well erlotinib hydrochloride compared to observation works in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been completely removed by surgery. Erlotinib hydrochloride may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2014

open study

Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Ibrexafungerp in Patients With Fungal Diseases That Are...
Invasive Candidiasis Mucocutaneous Candidiasis Coccidioidomycosis Histoplasmosis Blastomycosis
This is a multicenter, open label, non-comparator, single arm study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ibrexafungerp (SCY-078) in patients ≥ 18 years of age with a documented fungal disease that has been intolerant or refractory (rIFI) to Standard of Care (SoC) antifungal... expand

This is a multicenter, open label, non-comparator, single arm study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ibrexafungerp (SCY-078) in patients ≥ 18 years of age with a documented fungal disease that has been intolerant or refractory (rIFI) to Standard of Care (SoC) antifungal treatment.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 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

open study

A pragmatiC sTrategy to Promote actIVity and Enhance Quality of Life AFTER Transcatheter Aortic Valve...
Aortic Valve Stenosis
This study is being performed in patients who have undergone transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for aortic stenosis. The goal is to obtain pilot and feasibility data on a novel post-procedure rehabilitation strategy, including a daily activity goal using a fitness... expand

This study is being performed in patients who have undergone transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for aortic stenosis. The goal is to obtain pilot and feasibility data on a novel post-procedure rehabilitation strategy, including a daily activity goal using a fitness tracking device (Fitbit Alta HR) and in-home resistance training exercises targeting muscles related to activities of daily living. We will evaluate the effect of these interventions on physical performance and several quality of life domains.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2017

open study

ExploR™ Modular Radial Head Data Collection
Elbow Fracture
The purpose of this prospective clinical data collection is to document the performance and clinical outcomes of the ExploR Modular Radial Head. expand

The purpose of this prospective clinical data collection is to document the performance and clinical outcomes of the ExploR Modular Radial Head.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Aug 2007

open study

Tumor-Treating Fields Therapy in Preventing Brain Tumors in Participants With Extensive-Stage Small Cell...
Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
This trial studies how well tumor-treating fields therapy works in preventing brain tumors in participants with small cell lung cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Tumor-treating fields therapy involves the use of the NovoTTF-200A which delivers alternating electrical... expand

This trial studies how well tumor-treating fields therapy works in preventing brain tumors in participants with small cell lung cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Tumor-treating fields therapy involves the use of the NovoTTF-200A which delivers alternating electrical fields, or tumor treating fields, through ceramic discs placed on the head. This electric force may slow and/or reverse tumor growth by disrupting the way cancer cells grow.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2018

open study

Short Stay Unit vs Hospitalization in Acute Heart Failure
Acute Heart Failure
The majority of the over one million annual AHF hospitalizations originate from the emergency department. Admitting and re-admitting lower risk AHF patients who don't need prolonged hospitalization may increase their risk for poor outcomes and decrease their quality of life:... expand

The majority of the over one million annual AHF hospitalizations originate from the emergency department. Admitting and re-admitting lower risk AHF patients who don't need prolonged hospitalization may increase their risk for poor outcomes and decrease their quality of life: Safe alternatives to hospitalization from the ED are needed. We propose a strategy-of-care, short stay unit management of AHF (i.e. less than 24 hours), will lead to improved outcomes for lower risk AHF patients.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2017

open study

Cediranib Maleate and Olaparib or Standard Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Recurrent Platinum-Resistant...
Fallopian Tube Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma Fallopian Tube Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma Fallopian Tube Serous Adenocarcinoma Fallopian Tube Transitional Cell Carcinoma Fallopian Tube Undifferentiated Carcinoma
This randomized phase II/III trial studies how well cediranib maleate and olaparib work when given together or separately, and compares them to standard chemotherapy in treating patients with ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer that has returned (recurrent)... expand

This randomized phase II/III trial studies how well cediranib maleate and olaparib work when given together or separately, and compares them to standard chemotherapy in treating patients with ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer that has returned (recurrent) after receiving chemotherapy with drugs that contain platinum (platinum-resistant) or continued to grow while being treated with platinum-based chemotherapy drugs (platinum-refractory). Cediranib maleate and olaparib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking enzymes needed for cell growth. 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. It is not yet known whether giving cediranib maleate and olaparib together may cause more damage to cancer cells when compared to either drug alone or standard chemotherapy.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2016

open study

A Phase 2 Study of Ruxolitinib With Chemotherapy in Children With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Leukemia
This is a nonrandomized study of ruxolitinib in combination with a standard multi-agent chemotherapy regimen for the treatment of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Part 1 of the study will optimize the dose of study drug (ruxolitinib) in combination with the chemotherapy regimen.... expand

This is a nonrandomized study of ruxolitinib in combination with a standard multi-agent chemotherapy regimen for the treatment of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Part 1 of the study will optimize the dose of study drug (ruxolitinib) in combination with the chemotherapy regimen. Part 2 will evaluate the efficacy of combination chemotherapy and ruxolitinib at the recommended dose determined in Part 1.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2016

open study

Erdafitinib 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 Low Grade Glioma Malignant Glioma
This phase II Pediatric MATCH trial studies how well erdafitinib works in treating patients with solid tumors, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, or histiocytic disorders that have spread to other places in the body and have come back or do not respond to treatment with FGFR mutations. Erdafitinib... expand

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

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2017

open study

Clinical Outcomes of the ALPS Proximal Humerus Plating System
Proximal Humeral Fracture Osteoporosis Risk
The purpose of this study is to document the performance and clinical outcomes of the A.L.P.S® Proximal Humerus Plating System. The optional, interventional arm of this study will assess bone quality in the proximal humerus of a fracture patient population. Specific Aims:... expand

The purpose of this study is to document the performance and clinical outcomes of the A.L.P.S® Proximal Humerus Plating System. The optional, interventional arm of this study will assess bone quality in the proximal humerus of a fracture patient population. Specific Aims: - Conduct physical assessments measuring shoulder strength and range of motion, physician assessment of radiographs - Obtain patient-reported outcomes regarding pain level, function capabilities, and work/leisure restrictions - Document revisions, complications, and adverse events The optional, interventional arm of this study will assess bone quality in the proximal humerus of a fracture patient population. DXA is not particularly effective at identifying individuals who are at risk of suffering a fracture. Yet, there is a growing population of diabetics and elderly individuals prone to fragility fractures. In effect, the age-related and diabetes-related increase in fracture risk is independent of a person's aBMD. These findings stress the urgency in developing diagnostic tools that can improve fracture risk prediction so that patients can be treated with the appropriate anti-fracture therapies. Shifting from the current paradigm of using X-ray based modalities to assess fracture risk, the reference point indentation (RPI) method acquires direct measurements of 'materal quality' of the bone tissue. Specifically, the OsteoProbe-RPI engages the patient's bone, and upon applying an impact force, it measures the ability of the tissue to resist micro-indentation. Despite the encouraging results from aformentioned studies applying RPI to bone, there is no evidence that a local measurement of bone material quality are predictive of fracture resistance at sites that are prone to fragility fractures (e.g. the proximal humerus). By affirming the ability of RPI to discriminate a fragility fracture from a high-energy (trauma) fracture of otherwise normal bone, the data from this optional study arm may provide justification for large prospective studies that evaluate whether intra-operative RPI is useful for surgical guidance.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2017

open study

Response-Based Chemotherapy in Treating Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia or Myelodysplastic Syndrome...
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Down Syndrome Myelodysplastic Syndrome Myeloid Leukemia Associated With Down Syndrome Myeloproliferative Neoplasm
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

open study

Obesity Surgery and Kidney Transplant for Patients With Obesity and Renal Failure
Severe Obesity Renal Failure
Gastric Bypass followed by renal transplantation is superior to medical management followed by renal transplant for patients with severe obesity and renal failure. expand

Gastric Bypass followed by renal transplantation is superior to medical management followed by renal transplant for patients with severe obesity and renal failure.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2014

open study

SEL24/MEN1703 in Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia
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

open study

Connect® MDS/AML Disease Registry
Myelodysplastic Syndromes Acute Myeloid Leukemia
The purpose of the Connect® MDS/AML Disease Registry is to provide unique insights into treatment regimens and sequencing of these regimens as they relate to clinical outcomes of patients with newly diagnosed MDS or AML in routine clinical practice and evaluate molecular and... expand

The purpose of the Connect® MDS/AML Disease Registry is to provide unique insights into treatment regimens and sequencing of these regimens as they relate to clinical outcomes of patients with newly diagnosed MDS or AML in routine clinical practice and evaluate molecular and cellular markers that may provide further prognostic classification and/or might be predictive of therapy outcomes.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Dec 2013

open study