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To evaluate the safety and toxicity of azacitidine (5-azacitidine, Vidaza®) and cisplatin combination in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck (SCCHN).
Open-label, non-randomized and dose escalation study in which groups of 3-6 patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck will receive sequentially increased dosages of azacitidine SC injection in combination with a fixed dose of cisplatin IV injection until dose-limiting toxicity is demonstrated in 2 of the 6 patients.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Dose Comparison, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Kansas City VA Medical Center
University of Kansas
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:30:02-0400
OPHELIA (OlaParib in patients with HEad and neck squamous-celL carcInomA) trial is a Greek, investigator-initiated, randomized open-label window-of-opportunity phase II study. Patients wit...
The purpose of this study is to determine which regimen is better for esophageal squamous carcinoma in concurrent chemoradiation(CCRT),paclitaxel or S1 plus cisplatin.
The purpose of the study is to determinate the free-progression interval in patients with surgically resected locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck treated with the max...
This is a study to investigate the efficacy and safety of epirubicin, cisplatin and capecitabine (ECX) as neoadjuvant therapy prior to radical chemoradiotherapy using capecitabine and cisp...
This is a Phase II study designed to test the efficacy of chemotherapy with docetaxel, cisplatinum (cisplatin) and 5-fluorouracil in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavit...
The addition of cisplatin or cetuximab to radiation therapy (RT) improves outcomes in comparison with RT alone in the nonoperative management of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), but limi...
Chemoresistance remains a challenge in the effective treatment of solid tumors, including oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). Mitochondrial dynamics and autophagy have recently been implicated in the...
A few cases of pigmented squamous cell carcinoma affecting the skin and the ocular and oral mucosa of the elderly have been described in the literature. The disease manifests itself as papular and nod...
Overexpression of keratin 17 (K17) is highly associated with poor prognosis in squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the cervix. This study was performed to (1) determine whether K17 may be a prognostic bi...
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an important etiological factor in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Compared to HPV-negative tumors, HPV-positive oropharyngeal SCC has shown a better respons...
A carcinoma derived from stratified squamous epithelium. It may also occur in sites where glandular or columnar epithelium is normally present. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
A heterogeneous aggregate of at least three distinct histological types of lung cancer, including SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA; ADENOCARCINOMA; and LARGE CELL CARCINOMA. They are dealt with collectively because of their shared treatment strategy.
A mixed adenocarcinoma and squamous cell or epidermoid carcinoma.
Unusual tumor affecting any site of the body, but most often encountered in the head and neck. Considerable debate has surrounded the histogenesis of this neoplasm; however, it is considered to be a myoblastoma of, usually, a benign nature. It affects women more often than men. When it develops beneath the epidermis or mucous membrane, it can lead to proliferation of the squamous cells and mimic squamous cell carcinoma.
A skin carcinoma that histologically exhibits both basal and squamous elements. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
There are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma Basal cell carcinoma, or BCC, is a cancer of the basal cells at the bottom of the epidermis. It’s very common ...