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Brain Cancer Clinical Trials

A listing of Brain Cancer 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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Found (53) clinical trials

You are being asked to take part in this study because you have a type of brain tumor called a glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) and you have completed the first part of your treatment with radiation combined with the chemotherapy drug temozolomide (TMZ). The standard treatment after completing radiation is to ...

Phase N/A

Gene-expression Profiles in CNS-metastatic Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

Brain metastases occur in 30-50% of lung adenocarcinoma (LAC) patients and confer a worse prognosis and quality of life. A better selection of in-risk patients through a more accurate biomarker could improve the benefit of prophylactic therapies. The aim of this prospective study was to determine a gene-expression profile of ...

Phase N/A

Magnetic Resonance (MR) Imaging to Determine High Risk Areas in Patients With Malignant Gliomas and to Design Potential Radiation Plans and to Examine Metabolite Changes in Gliomas and Other Solid Tumors

The purpose of this study is to assess the ability of these advanced MRI scans in predicting areas within a malignant glioma (brain tumor) that are at a high risk of recurring. If these advanced MRI scans are able to identify the cancerous part of the tumor, then radiation therapy ...

Phase N/A

Multidrug Resistance Proteins in Patients Enrolled in Clinical Trials Outside of the National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research

OBJECTIVES: - Determine expression of MDR-1 gene/P-glycoprotein and related drug resistance proteins in tumor tissue samples from patients enrolled in clinical trials outside of the National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research. OUTLINE: Tumor tissue or blood samples that have been previously collected from patients are analyzed for P-glycoprotein and ...

Phase N/A

Collecting and Storing Blood and Brain Tumor Tissue Samples From Children With Brain Tumors

OBJECTIVES: I. Collect brain tumor tissue and an accompanying blood sample from pediatric patients with brain tumors treated at Children's Oncology Group institutions. II. Provide a repository for long-term storage of specimens from these patients. III. Make these specimens available to qualified researchers to understand the biology of pediatric brain ...

Phase N/A

Optune(NOVOTTF-100A)+ Bevacizumab+ Hypofractionated Stereotactic Irradiation Bevacizumab-Naive Recurrent Glioblastoma (GCC 1344)

The combination of Optune(NovoTTF) with the active regimen of bevacizumab and hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy bases the addition of an effective new treatment in the setting of a safe regimen with favorable survival reports. To date, no clinical data are available on the interaction of concomitant tumor treating fields with radiation ...

Phase N/A

An Investigation of Pituitary Tumors and Related Hypothalmic Disorders

There are a variety of tumors affecting the pituitary gland; The gene(s) involved in the pathogenesis of these tumors are largely not known; their possible association with other developmental defects or inheritance pattern(s) has not been investigated. The present study serves as a (i) screening/training, and, (ii) a research protocol. ...

Phase N/A

Study of Skin Tumors in Tuberous Sclerosis

Patients with tuberous sclerosis develop benign cutaneous tumors that are typically multiple in number and location. These tumors include facial angiofibromas, forehead plaques, shagreen patches, periungual fibromas, and gingival fibromas. The tumors are permanent, slow growing, and often disfiguring. The purpose of this study is to elucidate the molecular basis ...

Phase N/A

Study of Individuals and Families at High Risk for Cancer

OBJECTIVES: - Identify individuals at high risk of cancer, especially due to personal or family medical history. - Evaluate and define clinical spectrum of disease in syndromes predisposing to cancer. - Quantify risks of tumors in family members. - Map, clone, and determine function of tumor susceptibility genes. - Identify ...

Phase N/A

Natural History of Patients With Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors

Background: This protocol is designed to evaluate patients with tumors of the central nervous system (CNS) who appear to be probable candidates for future protocol entry or have disease manifestations that are of unique scientific interest, importance, and/or educational value. Objective: To evaluate patients with tumors of the central nervous ...

Phase N/A