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Mesothelioma Clinical Trials

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Found (5) clinical trials

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

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

N-AcetylCysteine vs. Placebo to Prevent Neurotoxicity Induced by Platinum Containing Chemotherapy

Background of the study: Cisplatin (CDDP) is a major compound in chemotherapy in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and malignant mesothelioma. Cisplatin is associated with a number of side-effects, one of which is neurotoxicity. For a number of patients this neurotoxicity is a ...

Phase N/A

Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma in Prior Asbestos Workers

Occupational exposure to asbestos is known increase the risk of developing cancer of the lungs (bronchogenic carcinoma) or of the pleura (mesothelioma). Symptoms are subtle and non-specific, diagnosis is often late and the prognosis consequently is dismal. Currently there is no accepted non-invasive tool for the early diagnosis of mesothelioma ...

Phase N/A

Intrapleural Cryotherapy for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Patients that have been diagnosed, or are suspected of having malignant pleural mesothelioma, a cancer of the pleura, surgery may be considered as an attempt to treat the cancer. As part of the testing needed before surgery, a pleuroscopy or video camera examination of the pleura is necessary to establish ...

Phase N/A