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Alcohol and Sex Risk mHealth-Enhanced Brief Intervention for BLMSM
Boston University Charles River Campus Heavy Drinking and Sexual Risk Behavior
Randomized controlled pilot trial to test the feasibility and efficacy of a brief intervention with app-based messaging to reduce sexual risk behavior and heavy drinking among Black/African American and Hispanic/Latino MSM. expand

Randomized controlled pilot trial to test the feasibility and efficacy of a brief intervention with app-based messaging to reduce sexual risk behavior and heavy drinking among Black/African American and Hispanic/Latino MSM.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2021

open study

Optimization and Multi-Site Feasibility of Yoga for Chronic Pain in People in YOGAMAT-II - Phase I
Butler Hospital Opioid Use Chronic Pain
Phase 1 - MOST Preparation Phase: 1. To conduct a pilot trial at two opioid use disorder clinic sites, enrolling n=10 at both sites, for a total n=20. 2. Establish clinical trial procedures and document feasibility at both sites prior to conducting... expand

Phase 1 - MOST Preparation Phase: 1. To conduct a pilot trial at two opioid use disorder clinic sites, enrolling n=10 at both sites, for a total n=20. 2. Establish clinical trial procedures and document feasibility at both sites prior to conducting a fully powered optimization trial. 3. Demonstrate our ability to a) recruit participants; b) train yoga teachers to fidelity; c) randomize participants to intervention components and correctly administer components; d) run classes; and e) collect follow-up assessments.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2021

open study

Effect on Body Movement and Mental Skills in Patients Who Received Gadolinium-based Contrast Media for...
Guerbet Motor Function Cognitive Function Contrast Media
This study is a postmarketing requirement jointly carried out by four NDA holders (Bayer AG, Bracco, GE Healthcare and Guerbet) and the CRO IQVIA. The study aims to create detailed images of the organs and tissue of the human body during x-ray, CT-scan or MRI investigations,... expand

This study is a postmarketing requirement jointly carried out by four NDA holders (Bayer AG, Bracco, GE Healthcare and Guerbet) and the CRO IQVIA. The study aims to create detailed images of the organs and tissue of the human body during x-ray, CT-scan or MRI investigations, doctors are using contrast media (a kind of dye) which can be given to patients by injection into a blood vessel or by mouth. In this study researchers want to find out whether so called gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) have an effect on body movement and mental skills when given to participants multiple times within 5 years. The study plans to enroll about 2076 participants suffering from a condition for which they are likely to have at least annually a MRI or another imaging examinations. Only adults up to 65 years will be considered to join this study. During the study duration of 5 years participants will receive annually a MRI or other imaging tests (such as CT-scan, x-ray) and will visit the study doctor at least 7 times for physical examinations, laboratory investigations and tests on body movement and mental skills.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2021

open study

Testing the Addition of a Type of Drug Called Immunotherapy to the Usual Chemotherapy Treatment for Non-small...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma Lung Non-Small Cell Squamous Carcinoma Lung Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Carcinoma Stage IB Lung Cancer AJCC v7 Stage IB Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7
This phase III ALCHEMIST trial compares the addition of pembrolizumab to usual chemotherapy versus usual chemotherapy for the treatment of stage IB, II, or IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been removed by surgery. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab,... expand

This phase III ALCHEMIST trial compares the addition of pembrolizumab to usual chemotherapy versus usual chemotherapy for the treatment of stage IB, II, or IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been removed by surgery. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as cisplatin, pemetrexed, carboplatin, gemcitabine hydrochloride, and 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. The purpose of this trial is to find out if the addition of pembrolizumab to usual chemotherapy is better or worse than usual chemotherapy alone for non-small cell lung cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2020

open study

DECAMP 1 PLUS: Prediction of Lung Cancer Using Noninvasive Biomarkers
Boston University Pulmonary Disease
DECAMP 1 PLUS aims to improve the efficiency of the diagnostic evaluation of patients with indeterminate pulmonary nodules (8-25 mm). Molecular biomarkers for lung cancer diagnosis measured in minimally invasive and non-invasive biospecimens may be able to distinguish between... expand

DECAMP 1 PLUS aims to improve the efficiency of the diagnostic evaluation of patients with indeterminate pulmonary nodules (8-25 mm). Molecular biomarkers for lung cancer diagnosis measured in minimally invasive and non-invasive biospecimens may be able to distinguish between malignant or benign indeterminate pulmonary nodules in high-risk smokers. Ultimately, this study aims to validate molecular as well as clinical and imaging biomarkers of lung cancer in individuals with indeterminate lung nodules.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Aug 2020

open study

Transmission of Tuberculosis Among Illicit Drug Use Linkages
Boston Medical Center Tuberculosis Illicit Drug Use
Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading infectious disease killer globally and leading cause of death in persons with HIV. The most effective way to reduce TB incidence and mortality is to interrupt transmission. This requires finding and treating individuals with TB disease early,... expand

Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading infectious disease killer globally and leading cause of death in persons with HIV. The most effective way to reduce TB incidence and mortality is to interrupt transmission. This requires finding and treating individuals with TB disease early, including those with subclinical disease. Molecular epidemiologic studies and mathematical models have shown that the primary approach to case finding-household contact tracing-identifies only 8-19% of transmissions in high TB and TB/HIV burden settings. Thus there is a clear need to identify new groups and settings where TB transmission occurs. Spatial clustering of individuals with higher rates of progression from infection to disease, such as those with HIV and malnourishment, can also form transmission hotspots. Illicit drug (i.e., methamphetamines, crack/cocaine, opiates) users have higher TB infection prevalence and disease incidence compared to non-users, likely due to significant within-group transmission and/or clustered vulnerability. Increased transmission among people who use illicit drugs (PWUD) could result from creation of more efficient TB transmitters, increased close contact among transmitters, increased rates of primary progression from infection to disease among contacts, or a combination. Interrogation of illicit drug user networks for TB transmission, therefore, holds great potential as a target for early case identification and linkage to treatment, with potential benefit for halting transmission to the broader population.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Apr 2021

open study

Metformin in Alzheimer's Dementia Prevention
Columbia University Mild Cognitive Impairment
MAP will be a multisite phase II/III 1:1 randomized controlled trial (RCT) of long acting metformin (reduced mass Glucophage XR) vs. matching placebo in 370 men and women with early and late aMCI, without diabetes, not treated with metformin, overweight or obese, aged 55 years... expand

MAP will be a multisite phase II/III 1:1 randomized controlled trial (RCT) of long acting metformin (reduced mass Glucophage XR) vs. matching placebo in 370 men and women with early and late aMCI, without diabetes, not treated with metformin, overweight or obese, aged 55 years to 90 years. The RCT will last 24 months and have 5 visits: baseline, 6-months, 12-months, 18-months, and 24-months. The RCT will be preceded by a screening phase followed by randomization and a titration period in which drug/placebo will be titrated from 500 mg a day (one tablet) to 2,000 mg a day (4 tablets), in increments of 500 mg (one tablet) every 10 days. Participants will remain in the RCT on the tolerated dose, and included in analyses on an intent to treat basis. We expect the attrition rate to be 10%/year. Neuropsychological battery, clinical interviews, physical exam, and phlebotomy will be conducted at baseline and every 6 months. Brain MRI will be conducted in approximately half of the participants (186) twice, at baseline, and after the last study visit at month 24. We will also conduct brain amyloid Positron Emission Tomography (PET) using 18F-Florbetaben, and tau PET using 18F-MK6240 in half of the participants at baseline and end of the RCT. The primary clinical outcome of the study will be changes in the Free and Cued Selective Reminding Test. The secondary clinical outcome will be changes in the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study Preclinical Alzheimer's Cognitive Composite. Secondary subclinical outcomes will be changes in cortical thickness AD signature areas, changes in white matter hyperintensity volume, changes in brain amyloid burden, changes in brain tau burden, and changes in plasma biomarkers of amyloid, tau, and neurodegeneration. The data coordinating center and Imaging Core is located at John Hopkins University. The PET coordinating center is located at UC-Berkeley. The Clinical Coordinating and Monitoring Center and the central laboratory will be located at Columbia. The Research pharmacy function will be shared by the University of Rochester, which will dispense randomization kits, and the University of Iowa, which will receive bulk metformin and identical matching placebo from EMD Serono.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2021

open study

Beacon Sensors and Telerehabilitation for Low Vision
University of California, Los Angeles Low Vision
The successful application of magnification devices for reading and daily tasks is predicated on their correct use by individuals with low vision (LV). Barriers related to transportation, geography, and/or co-morbidities often limit LV patients' ability to attend several in-office... expand

The successful application of magnification devices for reading and daily tasks is predicated on their correct use by individuals with low vision (LV). Barriers related to transportation, geography, and/or co-morbidities often limit LV patients' ability to attend several in-office training sessions as part of low vision rehabilitation (LVR) to optimize visual function with magnification devices. A promising solution is real-time videoconferencing to provide telerehabilitation, involving remotely delivered LVR services by a LVR provider in office to a patient at home. Telerehabilitation for LV appears to be feasible and acceptable by both patients and LVR providers, yet there are no published outcomes on the potential to improve patients' visual functioning. Another key issue in LVR is the need for an effective system to continually assess how patients are functioning at home. Ideally this would involve a non-invasive, efficient method to assess when magnifier device abandonment occurs, so that a timely telerehabilitation session can be initiated. Small Bluetooth low energy beacon sensors attached to the handles of magnifiers can collect real-time data regarding minute-to-minute environmental changes, which might serve as an indicator of magnifier use by LV patients at home. Specifically, the investigators propose to assess the potential for telerehabilitation to enhance visual function by providing remotely-delivered LVR training to use magnification devices. Following one in-office training session for new magnification device(s), the investigators aim to determine if there is additional gain in visual functioning by randomizing subjects to telerehabilitation or additional in-office LVR (active control). Participants will be assessed before and after two consecutive periods: (1) one month after a single LVR training session, followed by (2) up to three LVR sessions over a three month period either via telerehabilitation in the participants' homes or LVR in-office. The investigators will determine which patient characteristics and/or magnification devices are most likely to benefit from telerehabilitation. The investigators will also determine whether data from Bluetooth beacon sensors are valid indicators of hand-held magnifier device usage by LV patients at home. The study investigators will deploy Estimote Sticker beacon sensors to subjects randomized to telerehabilitation or additional in-office LVR during the same study period. It is anticipated that beacon sensors will measure significantly increased temperature and/or motion when placed on the part of the magnification device held by LV patients while performing daily activities. Beacon sensor data will determine if it is feasible to assess when magnification devices are used, and if the frequency of magnifier use changes following telerehabilitation or in-office LVR. This work will evaluate and refine the procedures for implementing these technologies for LVR, in order to develop future randomized controlled trial protocols. The investigators envision that telerehabilitation and beacon sensors could improve LV patient outcomes by providing follow-up LVR services in a more efficient and timely manner.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2019

open study

Immunotherapy (Nivolumab or Brentuximab Vedotin) Plus Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Ann Arbor Stage III Hodgkin Lymphoma Ann Arbor Stage III Lymphocyte-Depleted Classic Hodgkin Lymphoma Ann Arbor Stage III Mixed Cellularity Classic Hodgkin Lymphoma Ann Arbor Stage III Nodular Sclerosis Classic Hodgkin Lymphoma Ann Arbor Stage IIIA Hodgkin Lymphoma
This phase III trial compares immunotherapy drugs (nivolumab or brentuximab vedotin) when given with combination chemotherapy in treating patients with newly diagnosed stage III or IV classic Hodgkin lymphoma. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as nivolumab, may... expand

This phase III trial compares immunotherapy drugs (nivolumab or brentuximab vedotin) when given with combination chemotherapy in treating patients with newly diagnosed stage III or IV classic Hodgkin lymphoma. 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. Brentuximab vedotin is a monoclonal antibody, brentuximab, linked to a toxic agent called vedotin. Brentuximab attaches to cancer cells in a targeted way and delivers vedotin to kill them. Chemotherapy drugs, such as doxorubicin, vinblastine, and dacarbazine, 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. The addition of nivolumab or brentuximab vedotin to combination chemotherapy may shrink the cancer or extend the time without disease symptoms coming back.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2019

open study

Sleep for Stroke Management and Recovery Trial
University of Michigan Ischemic Stroke Sleep Apnea Sleep Apnea, Obstructive TIA Stroke
The purpose of this study is to determine whether treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with positive airway pressure starting shortly after acute ischemic stroke or high risk TIA (1) reduces recurrent stroke, acute coronary syndrome, and all-cause mortality 6 months after... expand

The purpose of this study is to determine whether treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with positive airway pressure starting shortly after acute ischemic stroke or high risk TIA (1) reduces recurrent stroke, acute coronary syndrome, and all-cause mortality 6 months after the event, and (2) improves stroke outcomes at 3 months in patients who experienced an ischemic stroke.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2019

open study

The Effects of Exenatide, a GLP-1 Agonist, on Alcohol Self-Administration in Heavy Drinkers
Boston Medical Center Alcohol Use Disorder
A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover design trial will be used to test the effect of exenatide on alcohol self-administration and craving following a priming dose of alcohol. The specific objective of this research is to determine whether exenatide has... expand

A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover design trial will be used to test the effect of exenatide on alcohol self-administration and craving following a priming dose of alcohol. The specific objective of this research is to determine whether exenatide has effects on alcohol consumption.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2019

open study

Nutrition in Patient With Critical Limb Ischemia
Boston Medical Center Critical Limb Ischemia Malnutrition Nutritional Supplements
A prospective pilot study examining nutritional supplements among vascular surgery patients with Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI). CLI patients have a high rate of malnutrition and has the potential to benefit greatly from nutritional intervention. The investigators plan to evaluate... expand

A prospective pilot study examining nutritional supplements among vascular surgery patients with Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI). CLI patients have a high rate of malnutrition and has the potential to benefit greatly from nutritional intervention. The investigators plan to evaluate nutrition and functional status of patients by assessing objective lab values and the use of the hand grip strength test. Providing perioperative nutritional supplements to patients has potentially improved their nutritional status, which in turn may improve the patient's clinical status after surgery.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2018

open study

Nivolumab After Combined Modality Therapy in Treating Patients With High Risk Stage II-IIIB Anal Cancer
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Anal Basaloid Carcinoma Anal Canal Cloacogenic Carcinoma Anal Margin Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage IIB Anal Cancer AJCC v8 Stage III Anal Cancer AJCC v8
This phase III trial investigates how well nivolumab after combined modality therapy works in treating patients with high risk stage II-IIIB anal cancer. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as nivolumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may... expand

This phase III trial investigates how well nivolumab after combined modality therapy works in treating patients with high risk stage II-IIIB anal 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: Apr 2018

open study

Zoster Eye Disease Study
NYU Langone Health Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus
This is a multi-center, randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled clinical trial of suppressive valacyclovir for one year in immunocompetent study participants with an episode of dendriform epithelial keratitis, stromal keratitis, endothelial keratitis, and/or iritis due... expand

This is a multi-center, randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled clinical trial of suppressive valacyclovir for one year in immunocompetent study participants with an episode of dendriform epithelial keratitis, stromal keratitis, endothelial keratitis, and/or iritis due to Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus (HZO) in the year prior to enrollment.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2017

open study

Genetics of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Boston University Genetics Syndrome Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
We are planning to collected blood and saliva for DNA extraction to use for genetic testing of children and adults with EDS and their relatives. Medical records from other institutions and clinical notes for visits in Dr. Holick's clinic will be reviewed to obtain the following... expand

We are planning to collected blood and saliva for DNA extraction to use for genetic testing of children and adults with EDS and their relatives. Medical records from other institutions and clinical notes for visits in Dr. Holick's clinic will be reviewed to obtain the following information: previous diagnosis at other institutions, age, clinical signs and symptoms of EDS, Joints Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS), , and other metabolic or genetic disorders and laboratory results, radiology reports and images, and genetic testing that supports these diagnoses. Subjects' peripheral vein blood and saliva will be taken. No clinical intervention/randomizations will be performed. No patients' identifiers will be reported. In this pilot study genomic DNA will be extracted and will be used for genotyping as sequencing in 30 EDS patients and their 30 relatives with or without EDS to compare genetic variations between them. After validation by Sanger sequencing for these variations, we plan to prepare a genetic panel for EDS. After all validation testing, we plan to evaluate the saliva DNA in a similar manner and compare the results with those obtained from the DNA from the blood sample. The purpose is that if they are comparable, we will be able to use saliva in place of blood as it easier method for accessing a person's DNA. This will be especially helpful for evaluating infants or those patients who prefer not to have a blood sample drawn. NOTE: Results of this study will not be disclosed to subjects.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Aug 2017

open study

Predicting Rehabilitation Outcomes in Bilingual Aphasia Using Computational Modeling
Boston University Charles River Campus Aphasia
The purpose of this investigation is to implement a computational model that can predict and optimize training and cross-language generalization patterns for bilingual persons with aphasia (BPA). The proposed work will determine the best possible treatment program for each... expand

The purpose of this investigation is to implement a computational model that can predict and optimize training and cross-language generalization patterns for bilingual persons with aphasia (BPA). The proposed work will determine the best possible treatment program for each individual patient even before they are rehabilitated. In addition, the computational model allows specification of variables such as age of acquisition, language exposure/proficiency, impairment and their systematic influence on a range of language rehabilitation outcomes.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2018

open study

Impact of Smoking and Its Cessation on Systemic and Airway Immune Activation
Boston Medical Center HIV Smoking
The purpose of this study is to learn how smoking affects the immune systems in people with HIV infection. The investigators would like to know if HIV infected smokers who quit smoking have different responses in their tissues from people who keep smoking. expand

The purpose of this study is to learn how smoking affects the immune systems in people with HIV infection. The investigators would like to know if HIV infected smokers who quit smoking have different responses in their tissues from people who keep smoking.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2017

open study

DECAMP-2: Screening of Patients With Early Stage Lung Cancer or at High Risk for Developing Lung Cancer
Boston University Pulmonary Disease
The goal of this project is to improve lung cancer screening in high-risk individuals by identifying biomarkers of preclinical disease and disease risk that are measured in minimally invasive and non-invasive biospecimens. Existing biomarkers for lung cancer diagnosis as well... expand

The goal of this project is to improve lung cancer screening in high-risk individuals by identifying biomarkers of preclinical disease and disease risk that are measured in minimally invasive and non-invasive biospecimens. Existing biomarkers for lung cancer diagnosis as well as new biomarkers discovered specifically in this clinical setting will be examined. Biomarkers that identify individuals at highest risk for being diagnosed with lung cancer prior to the appearance of concerning symptoms could increase the utility of lung cancer surveillance and the efficiency of lung cancer chemoprevention clinical trials. Achieving these goals would improve the detection and treatment of early stage and incipient lung cancer, while restricting the risk of these procedures to those individuals who currently exhibit the early molecular warning signs of impending disease.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Sep 2011

open study

Robotic Exosuit Augmented Locomotion (REAL)
Lou Awad, PT, DPT, PhD Stroke
Previous studies of the exosuit technology have culminated in strong evidence for the gait-restorative effects of soft robotic exosuits for patients post-stroke by means of substitution for lost function. The present study builds on this work by suggesting that an exosuit's... expand

Previous studies of the exosuit technology have culminated in strong evidence for the gait-restorative effects of soft robotic exosuits for patients post-stroke by means of substitution for lost function. The present study builds on this work by suggesting that an exosuit's immediate gait-restorative effects can be leveraged during high intensity gait training to produce long-lasting gait restoration. Current gait training efforts are focused on either quality or intensity. They focus on gait quality often by reducing the training intensity to allow patients to achieve a more normal gait. In contrast, efforts focused on training intensity push participants without focusing on the quality of their movements. These intervention paradigms generally fail to substantially impact community mobility. In this study, the investigators posit that exosuits can uniquely enable an integration of these paradigms (ie, high intensity gait training that promotes quality of movements). For this protocol, exosuits developed in collaboration with an industry partner, ReWalk™ Robotics will be used. To evaluate the effects of REAL gait training, the investigators will use clinical measures of motor and gait function, locomotor mechanics and energetics, and physiologic measures that may infer on motor learning. The spectrum of behavioral and physiologic data that we will collect will enable us to understand more comprehensively the gait-restorative effects of REAL.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2021

open study

Study to Investigate the Safety and Efficacy of K-321 in Patients With Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy...
Kowa Research Institute, Inc. Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy
The objective of this study is to investigate the effect of K-321 in patients with Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy (FECD) after descemetorhexis. expand

The objective of this study is to investigate the effect of K-321 in patients with Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy (FECD) after descemetorhexis.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2020

open study

Plasma-Adapted First-Line Pembro In NSCLC
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute NSCLC Stage IV Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
This research study is studying to see if a blood test, collected at different times during the treatment of metastatic non-small lung cancer, can be used to detect early response in patients being treated with pembrolizumab and use that information to determine whether patients... expand

This research study is studying to see if a blood test, collected at different times during the treatment of metastatic non-small lung cancer, can be used to detect early response in patients being treated with pembrolizumab and use that information to determine whether patients should continue treatment with pembrolizumab or switch treatment to pembrolizumab in combination with chemotherapy. The names of the study drugs involved in this study are: - Pembrolizumab - Platinum doublet chemotherapy, which may include the following: - Carboplatin and pemetrexed - Carboplatin and paclitaxel The name of the blood test: - InVision (Inivata, Ltd.)

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2020

open study

Lower-Dose Chemoradiation in Treating Patients With Early-Stage Anal Cancer, the DECREASE Study
ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group Anal Basaloid Carcinoma Anal Canal Cloacogenic Carcinoma Anal Canal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Anal Margin Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage I Anal Cancer AJCC v8
This phase II trial studies how well lower-dose chemotherapy plus radiation (chemoradiation) therapy works in comparison to standard-dose chemoradiation in treating patients with early-stage anal cancer. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as mitomycin, fluorouracil, and capecitabine,... expand

This phase II trial studies how well lower-dose chemotherapy plus radiation (chemoradiation) therapy works in comparison to standard-dose chemoradiation in treating patients with early-stage anal cancer. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as mitomycin, fluorouracil, and capecitabine, 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. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Giving chemotherapy with radiation therapy may kill more tumor cells. This study may help doctors find out if lower-dose chemoradiation is as effective and has fewer side effects than standard-dose chemoradiation, which is the usual approach for treatment of this cancer type.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2019

open study

Testing the Addition of an Antibody to Standard Chemoradiation Followed by the Antibody for One Year...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Recurrent Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma Stage III Lung Cancer AJCC v8 Stage IIIA Lung Cancer AJCC v8 Stage IIIB Lung Cancer AJCC v8 Stage IIIC Lung Cancer AJCC v8
This phase III trial studies how well an antibody (durvalumab) with chemotherapy and radiation therapy (chemoradiation) works in treating patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer that cannot be removed by surgery (unresectable). Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies,... expand

This phase III trial studies how well an antibody (durvalumab) with chemotherapy and radiation therapy (chemoradiation) works in treating patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer that cannot be removed by surgery (unresectable). Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as durvalumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. This study is being done to see if adding durvalumab to standard chemoradiation followed by additional durvalumab can extend patients life and/or prevent the tumor from coming back compared to the usual approach of chemoradiation alone followed by durvalumab.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2020

open study

The PROMISE II Trial, Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization for the Treatment of Late-Stage Chronic...
LimFlow, Inc. Critical Limb Ischemia Critical Lower Limb Ischemia Peripheral Artery Disease Peripheral Arterial Disease Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia
The LimFlow System is intended for endovascular, minimally invasive procedures in patients who have a clinical diagnosis of chronic limb-threatening ischemia and who have been determined to have no surgical or endovascular treatment option (i.e., "no option"). expand

The LimFlow System is intended for endovascular, minimally invasive procedures in patients who have a clinical diagnosis of chronic limb-threatening ischemia and who have been determined to have no surgical or endovascular treatment option (i.e., "no option").

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2019

open study

SBRT +/- Pembrolizumab in Patients With Local-Regionally Recurrent or Second Primary Head and Neck Carcinoma
RTOG Foundation, Inc. Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC)
This phase II trial with a safety run-in component will evaluate whether the addition of pembrolizumab to Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) re-irradiation will improve the progression-free survival for patients with recurrent or new second primary Head and Neck Squamous... expand

This phase II trial with a safety run-in component will evaluate whether the addition of pembrolizumab to Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) re-irradiation will improve the progression-free survival for patients with recurrent or new second primary Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2018

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