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A Study of an Infectivity Enhanced Suicide Gene Expressing Adenovirus for Ovarian Cancer in Patients With Recurrent Ovarian and Other Selected Gynecologic Cancers

2014-08-27 03:19:50 | BioPortfolio

Summary

In spite of surgical and chemotherapeutic advances, long term survival for advanced and recurrent gynecologic cancers remains dismal and no curative treatment for recurrent disease exists. Novel treatment strategies are needed. This is a study to determine the maximally tolerated dose of and toxicities associated with intraperitoneal delivery of an infectivity enhanced adenovirus that expresses a suicide gene and an gene that allows imaging of gene transfer. This vector will be given in combination with intravenous ganciclovir in patients with recurrent ovarian and other gynecological cancers.

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Ovarian Cancer

Intervention

Ad5.SSTR/TK.RGD, Ganciclovir (GCV)

Location

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham
Alabama
United States
35294

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:50-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Autosomal dominant HEREDITARY CANCER SYNDROME in which a mutation most often in either BRCA1 or BRCA2 is associated with a significantly increased risk for breast and ovarian cancers.

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Cessation of ovarian function after MENARCHE but before the age of 40, without or with OVARIAN FOLLICLE depletion. It is characterized by the presence of OLIGOMENORRHEA or AMENORRHEA, elevated GONADOTROPINS, and low ESTRADIOL levels. It is a state of female HYPERGONADOTROPIC HYPOGONADISM. Etiologies include genetic defects, autoimmune processes, chemotherapy, radiation, and infections.

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