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publication date: Oct 1, 2015
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NCI CTEP-Approved Trials For the Month of September


The National Cancer Institute Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program approved the following clinical research studies last month. For further information, contact the principal investigator listed.


Phase I

9834: A Phase I Study of Methoxyamine Combined with Chemo-Radiation for Locally Advanced Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Case Western Reserve University; Biswas, Tithi. (216) 286-6740


9874: A Phase I Trial of AT13387 in Patients with Locoregionally Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck (LA-SCCHN) Receiving Concurrent Radiation and Cisplatin. University Health Network Princess Margaret Cancer Center LAO; Hope, Andrew J. (416) 946-2124


ADVL1416: A Phase 1 Study of Ramucirumab, a Human, Monoclonal Antibody Against the Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-2 (VEGFR-2) Receptor in Children with Refractory Solid Tumors, Including CNS Tumors. COG Phase 1 Consortium; Pradhan, Kamnesh. (317) 944-8784


Phase I/II

9837: Phase I Study of TRC102 in Combination with Cisplatin and Pemetrexed in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors, with Expansion Cohort in Mesothelioma / Phase II Study of TRC102 with Pemetrexed in Patients Refractory to Cisplatin and Pemetrexed. City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center LAO; Koczywas, Marianna. (626) 256-4673


Phase II

A071401: Phase II Trial of SMO/ AKT/ NF2 Inhibitors in Progressive Meningiomas with SMO/ AKT/ NF2 Mutations. Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology; Brastianos, Priscilla Kaliopi. (617) 643-1938


A221208: Randomized Phase II Study: Corticosteroids + Bevacizumab vs. Corticosteroids + Placebo (BeSt) for Radionecrosis after Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases. Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology; Chung, Caroline. (416) 946-4501 X 6513


EA2142: Randomized Phase II Study of Cisplatin and Etoposide Versus Temozolomide and Capecitabine in Patients with Advanced G3 Non-Small Cell Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Carcinomas. ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group; Eads, Jennifer Rachel. (216) 844-6003


Phase II/III

EA6141: Randomized Phase II/III Study of Nivolumab Plus Ipilimumab Plus Sargramostim Versus Nivolumab Plus Ipilimumab in Patients with Unresectable Stage III or Stage IV Melanoma. ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group; Hodi, Frank Stephen. (617) 632-5053


Phase III

AAML1531: Risk-Stratified Therapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Down Syndrome. Children’s Oncology Group; Berman, Jason Noah. (902) 470-8048


WF-01115: Community Hospital Identification of High CV Risk Patients during Cancer Treatment (CHI). Wake Forest NCORP Research Base; Hundley, William Gregory. (336) 716-0607


Other Phases

9905: Prognostic Implications of Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes (TILs) in Primary HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Treated with Trastuzumab or Combination Trastuzumab and Lapatinib. Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre; Loi, Sherene. 61-3-9656-1804


AALL15B5-Q: Development of the Next Generation FLT3 Inhibitors for Infant ALL. Children’s Oncology Group; Small, Donald. (410) 614-0994


AHOD15B1-Q: Evaluation of B2M and XPO1 Genomic Alterations in Pediatric Classic Hodgkin Lymphoma (cHL). Children’s Oncology Group; Roth, Lisa Giulino. (212) 746-3400


EA915LT1: The Aging Epigenome and Its Contribution to MDS Development. ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group; Figueroa, Maria E. (734) 763-1865

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