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Motexafin Gadolinium With Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Advanced Head and Neck Cancer

2014-07-23 21:52:05 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety of adding the investigational drug Motexafin Gadolinium to the standard treatment of radiation therapy and chemotherapy with drugs called 5-FU and cisplatin in patients with advanced head and neck cancer.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Head and Neck Cancer

Intervention

Motexafin Gadolinium Injection

Location

Duke University Medical Center
Durham
North Carolina
United States

Status

Terminated

Source

Pharmacyclics

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:52:05-0400

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