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Safety Study of Seneca Valley Virus in Patients With Solid Tumors With Neuroendocrine Features

2014-08-27 03:45:10 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The primary purpose of the study is to determine if Seneca Valley Virus may be administered safely to patients with certain types of advanced cancer.

Description

This is the first study in man of Seneca Valley Virus, a virus which seeks and kills certain tumors in non-human model systems. Subjects in this trial will be patients with advanced cancer displaying certain specified neuroendocrine features, pathologically; they will have exhausted standard methods of treatment for their tumor. The primary purpose of the trial is to determine if the virus may be administered safely. Additional purposes are to learn about the distribution of the virus in the body, the elimination of the virus from the body, the immune response to the virus and whether the virus might have some beneficial effects upon the tumors which the patients have. The first patients will be treated with low amounts of virus and subsequent patients may receive higher amounts. At the end of the trial, it is intended to select a dose for further study.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Dose Comparison, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Carcinoid

Intervention

Seneca Valley Virus (biological agent)

Location

Cancer Centers of Florida
Ocoee
Florida
United States
34761

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Neotropix

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:45:10-0400

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