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Mesothelioma Clinical Trials

A listing of Mesothelioma medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Trimodal Lung-Sparing Treatment of Pleural Mesothelioma

Current surgical and/or chemotherapeutic approaches for malignant pleural mesothelioma are unsatisfactory and have not been shown to significantly prolong survival, and often lead to worsened pulmonary function and quality of life. We will investigate whether a prospective trial of trimodal (surgery, pleural chemotherapy, and pleural radiation) therapy can improve the ...

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Mesothelin and Osteopontin as Diagnostic Markers in Patients With Mesothelioma or Atypical Mesothelial Hyperplasia

OBJECTIVES: Primary - Determine if mesothelin and osteopontin in serum can serve as early markers of malignant transformation into mesothelioma. Secondary - Determine if there are cytological, histological, immunohistochemical, and molecular markers of precancerous disease in tissue samples. - Determine if SV40 has a carcinogenic role. - Determine the relationship ...

Phase N/A

FR901228 and Flavopiridol in Treating Patients With Advanced Lung Esophageal or Pleural Cancer

OBJECTIVES: Primary - Determine the maximum tolerated dose and dose-limiting toxic effects of FR901228 (depsipeptide) when administered with flavopiridol in patients with advanced primary lung or esophageal cancer, malignant pleural mesothelioma, or lung or pleural metastases. - Determine the pharmacokinetics of this regimen in these patients. Secondary - Analyze gene ...

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Study of Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Esophageal Cancer Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Mediastinal or Chest Wall Neoplasms or Lung Metastases From Cancers of Non-Thoracic Origin

OBJECTIVES: - Evaluate patients referred to the Thoracic Oncology Section of the Surgery Branch, NCI in order to identify patients who are suitable candidates for clinical research protocols. - Obtain biopsies during staging studies of tumor and adjacent normal tissues as well as serum and urine samples from patients with ...

Phase N/A

Surgery Plus Intraoperative Peritoneal Hyperthermic Chemotherapy (IPHC) to Treat Peritoneal Carcinomatosis

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: - Histologically confirmed peritoneal carcinomatosis with the following histologies: - Primary peritoneal mesothelioma - Adenocarcinoma of gastrointestinal tract origin - Confined to peritoneal cavity - Tumor mass could be debulked to less than 2.5 cm in diameter per tumor deposit - Must not have failed prior intraperitoneal platinum ...

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