Gastroenterology Clinical Trials

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Phase II Randomised, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial of Neoadjuvant Artesunate in Stage II/III Colorectal Cancer in Vietnamese Patients

This is a Phase II randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of neoadjuvant artesunate given orally as a dose of 200 mg once a day for 14 days to patients with histologically confirmed Stage II/III colorectal cancer (CRC) awaiting surgical treatment with curative intent.

The Effect of Gluten-free Diet in Type 1 Diabetics With Dyspepsia Symptoms

Patients with type-1 diabetes are more susceptible to motility-related upper gastrointestinal symptoms. Dietary interventions are one of the treatment pillars for these symptoms. Many gastrointestinal conditions other than celiac disease, are being increasingly treated with gluten-free diet (GFD). The role of GFD in non-celiac type-1 diabetic patients with dyspepsia-like sy...

The Value of Diffusion-weighted Imaging in Evaluating the Early Efficacy of Liver Metastasis in Colorectal Cancer

The study is designed to evaluate the value of DWI-MRI (Diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging) in predicting the efficacy of liver metastases after chemotherapy in colorectal cancer.

COLLISION Trial - Colorectal Liver Metastases: Surgery vs Thermal Ablation

The aim of this study is to prove non-inferiority of thermal ablation compared to surgery for colorectal liver metastases.

APN401 in Treating Patients With Recurrent or Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, or Other Solid Tumors That Cannot Be Removed by Surgery

This phase I trial studies the side effects and best dose of APN401 in treating patients with pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer, or other solid tumors that have spread to other places in the body or have come back. APN401 may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

Panitumumab in Combination With Trametinib in Cetuximab-Refractory Stage IV Colorectal Cancer

The goal of this clinical research study is to learn if panitumumab alone or in combination with trametinib can help to control advanced colorectal cancer. The safety of these drugs will also be studied.

Pemetrexed Plus Tarceva as Salvage Treatment in EGFR Overexpressed Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients Who Were Failed After Standard Chemotherapy: A Phase II Single Arm Prospective Study

This study is single center single arm prospective phase II study. In this study, efficacy and side effects of pemetrexed as salvage regimen on patients who failed all standard chemotherapy and total of 29 patients will be enrolled. Pemetrexed will be continued until disease progression is happened.

Chemotherapy Combined With CIK Treating Colon Cancer

Cytokine-induced killer cells (CIK) is an auxiliary antitumor treatment. The investigators aim to evaluate the clinical efficacy of chemotherapy combined with CIK in the treatment of postoperative colorectal cancer patients. And to provide useful reference for the clinical application of CIK in colorectal cancer patients.

Impact of EDUcation Strategy on Patients With COLorectal CANCER or Advanced Adenoma in the Detection of Colorectal Cancer of Their First-degree Relatives

The relative risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) is increased in first-degree relatives of patients with CRC or advanced adenoma. In the high-risk CCR population defined by a family history at the first stage of CRC or advanced adenoma before age 60, total colonoscopy is the recommended screening test. In France, the rate of screening colonoscopy in this population at high risk...

A Telephone Intervention to Improve Participation in a Screening Program: a Randomized Controlled Trial

Objective: To assess the effectiveness of a brief telephone intervention added to an post invitation letter in the participation rate to a colorectal cancer screening program. Methods: We will conduct a randomized controlled trial. This study is framed inside the colorectal cancer screening program of Catalonia, concretely in the region of Vallès Occidental. This program ...

Phase Ib Study of PDR001 in Combination With Regorafenib in Adult Patients With Previously Treated Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

This is a phase Ib study of PDR001 in combination with regorafenib in adult patients with previously treated metastatic microsatellite stable (MSS) colorectal cancer. The study will assess primarily the safety and tolerability and then the efficacy of PDR001 in combination with regorafenib. Particular attention will be paid to the level of activity of study drug combination...

Financial Incentives to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in Priority Populations

The investigators propose to build on the success of the Systems of Support to Increase Colorectal Cancer trial (SOS, R01CA121125, Green) and focus on disparity groups who are less likely to be current for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. We will test whether financial incentives increases screening uptake and decreases screening disparities. The investigators hypothesize...

TAP Block Catheters vs Liposomal Bupivacaine for Pain Control After Colorectal Surgery

This is a prospective randomized study designed to compare the pain control from a single shot of liposomal bupivacaine (Exparel) against transversus abominus plane (TAP) catheters with ropivicaine bolus in patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery.

Characterization of the Neo-squamous Epithelial Barrier

To prospectively assess the functional aspects of the the esophageal squamous epithelial barrier and correlate this with tissue inflammation and intercellular space dilation in patients who have successfully completed endoscopic therapy for Barrett's Esophagus related metaplasia.

Latinos CARES (Colorectal Cancer Awareness, Research, Education and Screening)

The purpose of this study is to conduct 4 focus groups and recruit for 12 participants per focus group to explore community members' views about colorectal cancer screening (CRCS) processes and perceived benefits and impediments, what information they believe should be communicated, communication preferences (style, tone) and perceptions of screenings.

Increasing Access to Colorectal Cancer Testing (IACCT) for Blacks

The purpose of this research study is to compare a new educational material to another widely available educational brochure. The goal is to see if the new educational material will change knowledge and behaviors about colorectal cancer and colorectal screening.

A Phase 1/2a Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of CKD-516 Tab. in Combination With Irinotecan Inj.

The purpose of this open-label, dose-escalation phase I trial is to evaluate the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetic profiles and to assess the efficacy of CKD-516 Tablet in Combination with Irinotecan inj. in Patients with Previously Treated Advanced Colorectal Cancer

Comparing Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (CRS-HIPEC) Using Mitomycin-C Versus Melphalan for Colorectal Peritoneal Carcinomatosis

The purpose of this trial is to compare the morbidity and mortality of CRS-HIPEC using mitomycin-C versus melphalan for colorectal peritoneal carcinomatosis. Morbidity and mortality will measured using the Comprehensive Complication Index (CCI) score, Common terminology criteria for adverse events (CTCAE version 4.03), and the Clavien-Dindo Classification.

Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Celiac Plexus Block for Treatment of Pain in Chronic Pancreatitis

AIM: To compare pain relief in patients randomly assigned to endoscopic ultrasound-guided celiac ganglia block (EUS-CGB) vs standard endoscopic ultrasound-guided celiac plexus block (EUS-CPB). METHODS: This is a single-center, double-blind, randomized parallel-group study to assess the efficacy of EUS-CPB vs. EUS-CGB in patients with painful chronic pancreatitis. In...

The Efficacy and Safety of Caffeic Acid for Esophageal Cancer

Caffeic acid can target inhibit GASC1 expression and GASC1 is confirmed to be a new oncogene in several cancers including esophageal cancer. This study aims to investigate the efficiency and safety of coffeic acid in chinese advanced esophageal squamous cell cancer (ESCC).

Mesalamine for Colorectal Cancer Prevention Program in Lynch Syndrome

Multicenter, multinational, randomized, 3-arm, double-blind, phase II clinical study with 2400mg Mesalamine, 1200mg Mesalamine or placebo for prevention of neoplasia in Lynch Syndrome patients for 2 years.

Investigating the Use of Fluorescent Lectins to Identify Dysplasia and Cancer During Endoscopy and Surgery

This is a feasibility study investigating the use of a fluorescently conjugated lectin to identify colorectal dysplasia and cancer during colonoscopy and surgery.

Study of Chemotherapy With or Without Hepatic Arterial Infusion for Patients With Unresectable Metastatic Colorectal Cancer to the Liver

The purpose of this study is to see if patients treated with both regional chemotherapy using the HAI pump and intravenous chemotherapy are able to have their liver tumors removed surgically (resected), versus treatment with only intravenous chemotherapy.

Rivaroxaban or Placebo for Extended Antithrombotic Prophylaxis After Laparoscopic Surgery for Colorectal Cancer.

Rivaroxaban or placebo for extended antithrombotic prophylaxis after laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer: a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study.

The Efficiency of Colon Capsule Endoscopy in Colon Cancer Screening

Main objective is to improve colorectal cancer (CRC) screening programme in the Czech Republic and decrease the disease incidence and mortality. The secondary aim is to verify the effectiveness of incorporation of the new minimally invasive device in the prevention programme.

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