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The main purpose of this study is to begin to collect information and try to learn whether SU011248 works in treating patients with advanced liver cancer. Laboratory studies have shown that SU011248 may block the growth of blood vessels in tumors, which may prevent tumors from growing any further.
- Participants will be given a supply of SU011248 capsules to be taken orally every morning for 4 weeks. After taking SU011248 for 4 weeks, there will be a 2 week rest period when the participant will not take any capsules. This 6-week period is referred to as 1 cycle.
- Participants will continue to receive SU011248 study treatment as long as their disease does not worsen significantly and they are not experiencing any serious side effects.
- During cycle 1 of study treatment, the participant will come to the outpatient clinic once a week for blood work, physical examination and dynamic contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI), which is done two weeks after they start taking study treatment.
- During cycle two and every cycle thereafter, the participant will be asked to come to the outpatient clinic once every two weeks for physical examination, blood work and urine tests.
- A CT scan or MRI scan to assess the tumor will be performed once during each cycle for the first three cycles, then once every 2 cycles thereafter. ACTH stimulation test will be done every 2 cycles. A MUGA scan may be done at anytime at the discretion of the the study doctor.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Historical Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Massachusetts General Hospital
Active, not recruiting
Massachusetts General Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:43:09-0400
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