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19:47 EDT 2nd September 2014 | BioPortfolio

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Tuesday 2nd September 2014

S0230 Goserelin in Preventing Ovarian Failure in Women Receiving Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

RATIONALE: Goserelin blocks hormone production in the ovaries. It is not yet known whether ovarian suppression using goserelin will prevent ovarian failure (early menopause) in women receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer. PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying how well giving goserelin together with chemotherapy works compared with chemotherapy alone in preventing early menopause in women with stage I, stage II, or stage IIIA breast cancer.

Zoledronate in Preventing Skeletal (Bone)-Related Events in Men Who Are Receiving Androgen Deprivation Therapy For Prostate Cancer and Bone Metastases

RATIONALE: Zoledronate may prevent or decrease skeletal (bone)-related events (such as pain or fractures) caused by bone metastases and androgen deprivation therapy. It is not yet known whether treatment with zoledronate is effective in preventing bone-related events in patients who have prostate cancer and bone metastases. PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying how well zoledronate works in preventing bone-related events in patients who are receiving androgen de...

The Early History of Universal Screening for Metabolic Disorders

We are doing this study to learn more about the early history of universal screening for metabolic disorders such as PKU and galactosemia. In particular, we are interested in learning from our past experience to inform our current plans to expand universal newborn screening. Following standard historical research methodology, we will begin with a review of the historical scholarship on PKU and galactosemia, including more general works on mental retardation, genetics, public ...

Capecitabine or 5-Fluorouracil in Combination With Irinotecan and Cisplatin in Patients With Solid Tumor Malignancies

The purpose of this study is to test the safety of irinotecan and cisplatin in combination with either capecitabine or continuous infusion 5-fluorouracil and to see what effects (good and bad) these have on patients with unresectable, advanced solid tumors.

Pompe Disease Registry

The Pompe Registry is an ongoing, international multi-center, strictly observational program that tracks the routine clinical outcomes for patients with Pompe disease, irrespective of treatment status. No experimental intervention is involved; patients in the Registry undergo clinical assessments and receive care as determined by the patient's treating physician. The objectives of the Registry are: - To enhance the understanding of the variability, progression, and ...

Efficacy and Safety of Vanquix for the Management of Selected, Refractory, Patients With Epilepsy Who Require Intermittent Caregiver Medical Intervention to Control Episodes of Acute Repetitive Seizures.

To evaluate the efficacy and safety of Vanquix for the management of selected, refractory, patients with epilepsy who require intermittent medical intervention provided by caregivers who are not health care professionals, and who are not under the direct supervision of a healthcare professional at the time of administration to control episodes of acute repetitive seizures (ARS).

BOSS Study: A Study of Fuzeon Using the Needle-Free Biojector 2000 in Patients With HIV-1 Infection

This study will evaluate the signs and symptoms associated with Fuzeon injection (90mg sc) using the B2000 needle-free injection device, in HIV-1 positive patie nts experienced to Fuzeon treatment, but having difficulty tolerating long-term (>4 weeks) administration of Fuzeon with the standard needle and syringe. Patien ts will be randomized to the B2000 device or the standard needle and syringe for 4 weeks; all patients will use the B2000 device for the next 4 weeks. The antic...

A New Agent GM-CT-01 in Combination With 5-FU, Avastin and Leucovorin in Subjects With Colorectal Cancer

The purpose of this clinical trial is to determine whether the combination of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) plus a DAVANAT (carbohydrate polymer) along with Avastin and Leucovorin (LV) is beneficial in treating colorectal cancer in patients unable to tolerate intensive chemotherapy.

A Study of a GLP-1 Analogue in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Treated With Metformin.

This 6 arm study will evaluate the efficacy, safety, pharmacokinetics and pharma codynamics of multiple doses and regimens of a GLP-1 analogue in patients with t ype 2 diabetes who are treated with a stable dose of metformin. Patients will be randomized to receive either subcutaneous placebo, or subcutaneous GLP-1 analog ue, 5mg, 10mg or 20mg weekly, or 10mg or 20mg every 2 weeks. All patients will c ontinue on their existing metformin treatment regimen throughout the study. Th...

Comparing the Effects of Four Types of Electroconvulsive Therapy on Mood and Thinking in People With Depression

This study will compare four types of electroconvulsive therapy to determine if they differ in their effects on mood, thinking, brain activity, and biochemistry in people with major depressive disorder.

Rituximab and Combination Chemotherapy Followed By Thalidomide in Treating Patients With Previously Untreated Mantle Cell Lymphoma

RATIONALE: To evaluate the efficacy of a new high intensity chemotherapy regimen with thalidomide maintenance in patients with newly diagnosed mantle cell lymphoma PURPOSE: This phase II trial is studying how well giving rituximab together with combination chemotherapy followed by thalidomide works in treating patients with previously untreated mantle cell lymphoma.

Safety of Driving After Minor Surgery With Monitored Anesthesia Care

Patients are currently advised to refrain from driving motor vehicles or using public transportation unescorted for a 24 hour period if they undergo any minor ambulatory surgical procedure with monitored anesthesia care (MAC).However, recently introduced short-acting anesthetics may facilitate rapid recovery and an early return to normal daily activities. The proposed study will compare newer short-acting anesthetic agents (propofol, benzodiazepine, opioid) utilized in MAC, to ...

PFO ACCESS Registry

Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale with the AMPLATZER® PFO OCCLUDER in patients with at least two cryptogenic strokes due to presumed paradoxical embolism through a patent foramen ovale and who have failed conventional therapy.

Observational Study of Safety and Tolerability of Levemir™ FlexPen™ (Insulin Detemir) in the Treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

This study is conducted in Asia. The aim of this observational study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of Levemir™ FlexPen™ (Insulin Detemir) in the treatment of Filipino patients with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

A Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of a Single Injection of Corifollitropin Alfa (Organon 36286) for Ovarian Stimulation Using Daily Recombinant Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) as Reference (P05787)

To investigate the efficacy and safety of a single injection of 150 μg Corifollitropin Alfa (Organon 36286) to induce multifollicular development for controlled ovarian stimulation using daily recombinant FSH (recFSH) as a reference. The primary hypothesis is that a single injection of Corifollitropin Alfa is non-inferior to daily treatment with recFSH in initiating multifollicular growth.

Boceprevir in Subjects With Chronic Hepatitis C Genotype 1 Who Failed Prior Treatment With Peginterferon/Ribavirin (Study P05101AM3)(COMPLETED)

This study involves treatment with boceprevir or placebo in combination with pegylated interferon alfa-2b (PegIntron, PEG2b) + Ribavirin (RBV) (weight-based dosing [WBD]) in adult subjects with chronic hepatitis C (CHC) genotype 1 who demonstrated interferon responsiveness (a decrease in hepatitis C virus RNA [HCV-RNA] viral load >=2 log10 by Week 12 or undetectable HCV-RNA at end of treatment) but who failed to achieve sustained virologic response (SVR) on prior treatment with...

POTENTE Study: A Study of Early Virological Response in Naive Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C, Genotype 2 or 3, Treated With PEGASYS (Peginterferon Alfa-2a (40KD)) Plus Copegus (Ribavirin).

This single arm study will investigate the predictive value of a week 4 virologi cal response on sustained virological response in patients with chronic hepatiti s C, genotype 2 or 3, treated with PEGASYS + Copegus. Eligible patients will be treated with PEGASYS 180 micrograms/week sc + Copegus 800mg/day po; those who ha ve a virological response at week 4 will continue to be treated for 24 weeks, fo llowed by a 24 week treatment-free follow-up. Non-responders at week 4 will be...

A Trial of ALB 109564(a) in Subjects With Advanced Solid Tumors

The purpose of this study is to determine the maximum tolerated dose of ALB 109564(a), a novel tubulin inhibitor, and to assess safety, pharmacokinetics, and anti-tumor activity in subjects with advanced solid tumors.

Observational Study to Observe the Safety of Levemir® Treatment in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

This observational study is conducted in Europe. The study aims to observe the incidence of serious adverse drug reactions in subjects with type 2 diabetes during Levemir® treatment.

Neuropsychological and Behavioral Testing in Younger Patients With Cancer

This research trial studies neuropsychological (learning, remembering or thinking) and behavioral testing in younger patients with cancer. Collecting information over time from a series of tests may help doctors develop effective tests to measure neuropsychological and behavioral function of patients with cancer.

Efficacy of Minoxidil in Children With Williams-Beuren Syndrome

The Williams-Beuren syndrome (WBS) is a sporadic congenital disorder characterized by a multisystem developmental impairment. This syndrome is caused by a microdeletion in chromosome 7q11.23 that encompasses loss of the elastin locus. Elastin, which is part of the extracellular matrix, controls proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) and stabilizes arterial structure. Loss of elastin gene in WBS patients has been claimed to provide a biological basis for the abno...

An Open Label Pharmacokinetic, Safety And Efficacy Study Of Maraviroc In Combination With Background Therapy For The Treatment Of HIV-1 Infected, CCR5 -Tropic Children

The primary purpose of this study is to determine the pharmacokinetic properties (what the body does to maraviroc) and to determine a suitable dosing schedule of maraviroc in HIV-1 infected children and adolescents. This study will also determine whether maraviroc is safe to use in children and adolescents.

A Study to Compare Subcutaneous Versus Intravenous Administration of Herceptin (Trastuzumab) in Women With HER2-Positive Early Breast Cancer

In this open-label multicenter trial patients with operable or locally advanced breast cancer will be randomized to pre-operative treatment with 8 cycles of che motherapy (docetaxel followed by 5-fluorouracil/epirubicin/cyclophosphamide) con current with either SC Herceptin or IV Herceptin. After surgery patients will re ceive a further 10 cycles of Herceptin SC or IV as per randomization to complete 1 year of treatment. After the end of study treatment patients will be follow...

Understanding the Psychosocial Needs of Parents Who Have Lost a Child to Cancer

The purpose of this study is to understand the experiences and needs of parents who have lost a child to cancer. This will aid us in developing an intervention that may help parents cope with their loss.

Phase 2 Study of NPC-1C Chimeric Monoclonal Antibody to Treat Pancreatic and Colorectal Cancer

The purpose of the phase 2 component of this study is to determine if giving the immune molecule NPC-1C to individuals who have cancer of the pancreas or gastrointestinal tract (colon or rectum) which has not responded to standard treatments can shrink or halt the growth of cancer, and to obtain additional data to study its effect on the immune system. Safety data will also be accumulated and evaluated during this study. NPC-1C is a monoclonal antibody that recognizes a specif...


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