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Gemcitabine Plus Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Pancreatic Cancer

Jun 20th, 2013 - OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the maximum tolerated dose of gemcitabine in combination with radiation therapy to patients with locally advanced and/or unresectable adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. II. Determine the dose limiting toxic effects of this combination therapy in these patients. III. Evaluate the ability of these patients to tolerate induction and then maintenance therapy with gemcitabine p...

Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors

Jun 10th, 2010 - OBJECTIVES: Determine the maximum tolerated dose and dose-limiting toxicity of irinotecan and capecitabine when given in combination with a fixed dose of oxaliplatin in patients with advanced solid tumors. Determine the pharmacokinetic parameters of this regimen in these patients. Determine the antitumor response of these patients treated with this regimen. OUTLINE: This is a dose-escalation st...

Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Colorectal Cancer

Jul 12th, 2012 - OBJECTIVES: Determine the role of peak delivery time on the tolerability of irinotecan when administered with chronomodulated fluorouracil, leucovorin calcium, and oxaliplatin as first- or second-line therapy in patients with locoregional or metastatic colorectal cancer. Determine the antitumor activity of this regimen. OUTLINE: This is a randomized, multicenter study. Patients are stratified a...

Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Solid Tumors

Dec 18th, 2013 - OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the maximum tolerated dose of weekly irinotecan in combination with weekly fluorouracil and cisplatin in patients with locally advanced or metastatic solid tumors. II. Determine the dose limiting toxicity for this combination regimen in this patient population. III. Establish a recommended phase II dose for this combination regimen in these patients. IV. Evaluate the sa...

Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Advanced Colorectal Cancer

Mar 27th, 2011 - OBJECTIVES: I. Evaluate the quantitative and qualitative toxicities of oxaliplatin combined with fluorouracil and leucovorin calcium in patients with advanced adenocarcinoma of the colon or rectum. OUTLINE: Patients receive leucovorin calcium IV over 10-20 minutes followed within 10 minutes by fluorouracil IV bolus on days 1, 8, 15, 29, 36, and 43. Patients receive oxaliplatin IV over 2 hours p...

Study of Viramidine to Ribavirin in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Who Are Treatment Naive

Jun 21st, 2012 - Compare the efficacy and safety of viramidine 600 mg twice a day (BID) versus ribavirin 1000/1200 mg/day, both drugs administered in combination with pegylated interferon alfa-2a to treatment-naive patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC)

Combination Chemotherapy With or Without Amifostine in Treating Young Patients With Liver Cancer

Jun 13th, 2013 - Drugs used in chemotherapy work in different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Combining more than one drug may kill more tumor cells. Chemoprotective drugs such as amifostine may protect normal cells from the side effects of chemotherapy. It is not yet known which chemotherapy regimen is most effective for children and young adults with liver cancer. This rand...

Combination Chemotherapy Followed By Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation or Isotretinoin in Treating Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, or Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

Jun 25th, 2013 - OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the safety of topotecan in combination with fludarabine, cytarabine, and filgrastim (FLAG) in patients with poor prognosis acute myeloid leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, or recurrent or refractory acute lymphocytic leukemia. II. Determine the maximum tolerated dose of topotecan in the FLAG regimen in these patients. III. Assess the complete remission rates in patient...

A 6-Month Consumer Behavior Study of a Self-Management System (0803-084)(COMPLETED)

Oct 1st, 2017 - The duration of treatment is 6 months.

PIPAC for Peritoneal Metastases of Colorectal Cancer

Aug 10th, 2017 - Summary intended for the lay public Background of study: approximately a quarter of the patients who are diagnosed with colorectal cancer and metastases have their metastases in the peritoneum, the so called peritoneal metastases. The vast majority of these patients cannot be cured by surgery, frequently due to too many peritoneal metastases. These incurable patients have a very short life expe...

The Safety and Effectiveness of Nevirapine Plus Nelfinavir in HIV-1 Infected Patients Who Have Taken Stavudine

Jun 23rd, 2005 - The trial is an open-label study in patients with HIV-1 infection who are naive to treatment with NNRTI and protease inhibitor classes of antiretroviral drugs and have <= 6 months prior exposure to d4T at the time of screening. Part I of this trial is an investigation of potential pharmacokinetic interaction between nevirapine and nelfinavir in HIV-1-infected adults treated with d4T. Part II is...

Famciclovir Oral Pediatric Formulation in Children 1-12 Years of Age With Varicella Zoster Infection

Sep 25th, 2007 - Varicella zoster virus causes chickenpox in children and shingles in adults. Chickenpox is usually a self-limiting illness characterized by fever and a rash. Serious complications can include secondary bacterial infections, pneumonia, and encephalitis. Anti-viral treatment is not a standard of care in immunocompetent children, but is recommended whenever a risk of complication exists. This stud...

Study of a New Protease Inhibitor, BMS-232632, in Combination With Other Anti-HIV Drugs

May 3rd, 2011 - Patients are randomized to receive one of two drug regimens: BMS-232632, ddI, and d4T or NFV, ddI, and d4T. Three different doses of BMS-232632 are used in this study. Randomization is stratified for HIV RNA level (less than 30,000 copies/ml versus 30,000 or greater copies/ml). Patients remain on their drug regimen for 48 weeks.

Efavirenz and Lamivudine/Zidovudine for Treatment-Naive HIV Infected People in Wenxi County, Shanxi Province, China

Feb 22nd, 2011 - HIV infection in China has reached epidemic proportions, especially in poor rural communities. Among the infected are former commercial plasma donors who became infected through contaminated blood collection equipment. This study will evaluate the safety, efficacy, and tolerability of an antiretroviral (ARV) regimen given to treatment-naive HIV infected adults. Participants will be recruited in...

Trastuzumab and Capecitabine in Treating Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Jul 9th, 2013 - OBJECTIVES: Primary Determine the median survival time and 2-year survival rate in women with taxane- and anthracycline-refractory HER2/neu-overexpressing metastatic breast cancer treated with trastuzumab (Herceptin®) and capecitabine. Secondary Determine the progression-free survival of patients treated with this regimen. Determine the response rate in patients treated with this regimen. Deter...

Fluorouracil in Treating Patients With Recurrent or Metastatic Bladder Cancer

Dec 3rd, 2013 - OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the response rate and toxic effects of continuous fluorouracil in patients with recurrent locally advanced or metastatic transitional cell urinary tract carcinoma. II. Determine the feasibility of this treatment in this patient population. OUTLINE: Patients receive continuous intravenous fluorouracil by a Baxter Infusor for 24 weeks. Patients are evaluated for complete ...

Radiation Therapy, Surgery, and Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Rectal Cancer That Can Be Surgically Removed

Sep 1st, 2016 - OBJECTIVES: Compare the disease-free and overall survival in patients with resectable adenocarcinoma of the rectum treated with preoperative radiotherapy with or without preoperative fluorouracil (5-FU) combined with leucovorin calcium (CF) and/or postoperative 5-FU/CF. OUTLINE: This is a randomized, multicenter study. Patients are stratified according to center, sex, tumor location (0-5 vs 6-1...

Combination Chemotherapy Plus Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Stage III Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

Jun 5th, 2012 - OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the feasibility of the concurrent chemoradiotherapy regimen of paclitaxel and vinorelbine with standard chest radiotherapy in patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer. II. Determine the maximum tolerated dose and dose limiting toxicities of this regimen in this patient population. III. Determine the radiologic response rate of induction chemotherapy wit...

Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Bladder Cancer

Jul 13th, 2016 - OBJECTIVES: Primary Compare the survival of patients with completely resected locally advanced transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder treated with adjuvant doxorubicin and gemcitabine followed by paclitaxel and cisplatin vs adjuvant cisplatin and gemcitabine. Secondary Compare the toxicity profiles of these regimens in these patients. OUTLINE: This is a randomized study. Patients are strati...

A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerance of Combination Anti-HIV Drug Therapy (Indinavir, Lamivudine, and Zidovudine) in HIV-Positive Pregnant Women and Their Infants

May 1st, 2012 - Despite the dramatic reduction of perinatal HIV transmission following the administration of ZDV to mothers and infants, new, more effective strategies are needed. An increasing number of women may require combination antiretroviral therapy for their own disease because they may be resistant to ZDV, may have high viral loads, or may have previously transmitted HIV to an infant while on ZDV mono...