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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of oral topotecan and how well the chemotherapy is tolerated (any side effects) when it is given in different dose levels. The study will also collect information on how the medication is being broken down and absorbed in the body and how quality of life is affected during treatment.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Dose Comparison, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
The West Clinic
Active, not recruiting
Accelerated Community Oncology Research Network
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:35:13-0400
The purposes of this study include: - Determination of the change in clearance of topotecan and topotecan lactone between day 1 and day 14 for patients receiving treatment with p....
This is a Phase I study of the combination of three drugs: sirolimus, cyclophosphamide, and topotecan. This is the first study to evaluate the safety and clinical activity of the combinati...
The purpose of this study is to determine the bioequivalence of the new oral capsule formulation to the currently used oral capsule formulation of topotecan.
The purpose of this study is to compare two capsules of topotecan made by slightly different methods. This will be done by giving the drug made by the two different methods to patients or...
The purpose of this research study is to determine the best dose of the combination of two approved drugs, intravenous (into a vein, IV) topotecan and oral (by mouth) erlotinib.
Topotecan is a relatively large, planar, asymmetric and polar molecule with a lactone moiety. In neutral or basic aqueous solutions, this ring opens forming the carboxylate form of Topotecan that is b...
The treatment of malignant parotid tumors with I brachytherapy is rarely reported. This study evaluated the efficacy and dose and response of I brachytherapy in patients with malignant tumors.
Glomus tumors are benign neoplasms that most commonly present in the subungual region. Their occurrence in the oral cavity is exceedingly rare. Here, we present 2 cases from the oral cavity, detail th...
Response to letter to the editor re: Goldblatt LI, Adams WR, Spolnik KJ, Deardorf KA, Parks ET. Chronic fibrosing osteomyelitis of the jaws: An important cause of recalcitrant facial pain. A clinicopathologic study of 331 cases in 227 patients. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2017;124:403-412.
One of the major mediators of multidrug resistance (MDR) in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the overexpression of ATP-binding cassette subfamily G member 2 (ABCG2). In this study, we conducted i...
An antineoplastic agent used to treat ovarian cancer. It works by inhibiting DNA TOPOISOMERASES, TYPE I.
A branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the oral and paraoral structures and the oral management of systemic diseases. (Hall, What is Oral Medicine, Anyway? Clinical Update: National Naval Dental Center, March 1991, p7-8)
The practice of personal hygiene of the mouth. It includes the maintenance of oral cleanliness, tissue tone, and general preservation of oral health.
Disorders of the mouth attendant upon non-oral disease or injury.
A group of malignant tumors of the nervous system that feature primitive cells with elements of neuronal and/or glial differentiation. Use of this term is limited by some authors to central nervous system tumors and others include neoplasms of similar origin which arise extracranially (i.e., NEUROECTODERMAL TUMORS, PRIMITIVE, PERIPHERAL). This term is also occasionally used as a synonym for MEDULLOBLASTOMA. In general, these tumors arise in the first decade of life and tend to be highly malignant. (From DeVita et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, p2059)
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a health profession that links health sciences with chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of...
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