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The purpose of this clinical research study is to learn if BMS-181339 can shrink or slow the growth of the cancer in patients with advanced or recurrent esophageal cancer. The safety of this treatment will also be studied.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:43:49-0400
A study to evaluate the safety and tolerability of DKN-01 in combination with weekly paclitaxel in participants with refractory/recurrent esophageal or gastro-esophageal junction cancer
The purpose of this study is to provide access to paclitaxel therapy to subjects with advanced or recurrent esophageal cancer who have completed the previous phase 2 study (CA139-540) and...
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Combining more than one drug may kill more cancer cells. PURPOSE: P...
This study aimed at assessing the efficiency and safety of concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) using paclitaxel (PTX) plus oxaliplatin (OHP) in unresectable locally advanced esophageal can...
Paclitaxel is known to be active as a single and combination agent in esophageal cancer, and has also been demonstrated to have anti-angiogenic properties in weekly dosing regimens. Suniti...
Paclitaxel-based chemoradiotherapy was proven to be efficacious in treating patients with advanced esophageal cancer. However, the toxicity and the development of resistance limited its anticancer eff...
Paclitaxel is widely used as a radiosensitizer for various tumors, including esophageal cancer, but its therapeutic effect remains to be improved. In this study, we constructed a novel nano-radiosensi...
Paclitaxel is one of the most widely used anti-cancer drugs, but numerous case reports of thrombotic events in the cancer patients using paclitaxel raise concern over its pro-thrombotic risk.
Esophageal cancer is one of the most common digestive malignant diseases worldwide and emerging evidences revealed that microRNAs (miRNAs) were implicated in the development and progression of esophag...
Esophageal cancer is a common gastrointestinal cancer. About 300,000 people die from esophageal cancer every year in the world. Photodynamic therapy (PDT) has recently attracted attention as a feasibl...
An injectable formulation of albumin-bound paclitaxel NANOPARTICLES.
Tumors or cancer of the ESOPHAGUS.
A pathological condition characterized by the presence of a number of ESOPHAGEAL DIVERTICULA in the ESOPHAGUS.
Surgical incision of the lower esophageal sphincter near the CARDIA often used to treat ESOPHAGEAL ACHALASIA.
Circular innermost layer of the ESOPHAGUS wall that mediates esophageal PERISTALSIS which pushes ingested food bolus toward the stomach.
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...
Bladder Cancer Brain Cancer Breast Cancer Cancer Cervical Cancer Colorectal Head & Neck Cancers Hodgkin Lymphoma Leukemia Lung Cancer Melanoma Myeloma Ovarian Cancer Pancreatic Cancer ...
Head and neck cancers
Cancer can occur in any of the tissues or organs in the head and neck. There are over 30 different places that cancer can develop in the head and neck area. Mouth cancers (oral cancers) - Mouth cancer can develop on the lip, the tongue, the floor...