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Doxorubicin With Upfront Dexrazoxane for the Treatment of Advanced or Metastatic Soft Tissue Sarcoma

2015-10-23 14:08:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this research study is to look at whether giving a drug called dexrazoxane with standard of care doxorubicin affects the progression of the disease. Dexrazoxane is often given at the same time as doxorubicin to help reduce the incidence and severity of disease of the heart muscle (which can be caused by doxorubicin).

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Sarcoma, Soft Tissue

Intervention

Dexrazoxane, Doxorubicin

Location

Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis
Missouri
United States
63110

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Washington University School of Medicine

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-10-23T14:08:22-0400

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Injuries of tissue other than bone. The concept is usually general and does not customarily refer to internal organs or viscera. It is meaningful with reference to regions or organs where soft tissue (muscle, fat, skin) should be differentiated from bones or bone tissue, as "soft tissue injuries of the hand".

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