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Cancer (Pediatric) Clinical Trials

A listing of Cancer (Pediatric) 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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Psychological Benefits of a Normalized Camping Experience for Children With Cancer

Background Cancer has an enormous impact on the psychological and social well-being of the family unit. The life-threatening connotations of cancer single out the ill child from his peer/family group as one who is different, and often unable to maintain a normal lifestyle. Physical sequelae of cancer and its treatment ...

Phase N/A

Malignant Pediatric Soft Tissue & Bone Tumors of the Extremities: A Retrospective Study

Background Sarcomas are a heterogeneous group of rare tumors that arise predominantly from the embryonic mesoderm. The various sarcomas include bone sarcomas (osteosarcomas and chondrosarcomas), Ewing's sarcomas, peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumors, and soft tissue sarcomas. Soft tissue sarcomas account for approximately 1% of adult malignancies and 7% to 15% of ...

Phase N/A

Malignant Pediatric Pelvic Tumors: A Retrospective Study

Background The newborn and infant pelvis is not fully developed and the bladder, uterus, and ovaries are to a large degree intra-abdominal. The pelvis of the infant and child has different anatomic relationships than the adolescent or adult pelvis. Neoplasms of the pediatric pelvis constitute a unique group requiring highly ...

Phase N/A

Combined Modality Therapy in Hepatoblastoma: South Egypt Cancer Institute Experience

Background Hepatoblastoma (HB) is the most common malignant liver tumor in children, with an incidence of 0.7 to 1 per million children <15 years of age. Till 1970s, surgery was the primary modality of treatment of HB. Unfortunately, up to 60% of the patients present in an unresectable stage. Later, ...

Phase N/A

Collecting and Storing Malignant Borderline Malignant Neoplasms and Related Samples From Young Patients With Cancer

OBJECTIVES: I. Collect malignant, borderline malignant neoplasms, and related biological specimens from Children's Oncology Group institutions for cases in which there is no disease-specific biologic protocol. II. Provide a repository for long-term storage of malignant, borderline malignant neoplasms, and related biological specimens from these patients. III. Make specimens available to ...

Phase N/A

A clinical trial sponsored by National Cancer Institute (NCI) for a research study for the treatment of Optic Nerve Glioma, von Recklinghausen's Disease, Plexiform Neurofibroma, Nerve Sheath Tumors, neurofibroma

BACKGROUND Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) is an autosomal dominant, progressive genetic disorder characterized by diverse clinical manifestations. Patients with NF1 have an increased risk of developing tumors of the central and peripheral nervous system including plexiform neurofibromas (PN), dermal neurofibromas, optic pathway tumors, brain tumors, malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors ...

Phase N/A

Predicting Risk of Cancer in Barrett's Esophagus

Patients with Barrett's esophagus (BE) have an increased risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma which is 40-125 fold higher than in the general population. However, the current techniques of detecting dysplasia and observing abnormal p53 immunohistochemical staining are not accurate or reliable methods for determining which BE patients will progress to cancer. ...

Phase N/A

Treatment Outcome and Quality of Life in Patients With Pediatric Extra-Cranial Germ Cell Tumors Previously Treated on Clinical Trial CCLG-GC-1979-01 or CCLG-GC-1989-01

OBJECTIVES: - Determine the late effects of treatment and the quality-of-life of patients with germ cell tumors (GCT) previously treated on clinical trial CCLG-GC-1979-01 or CCLG-GC-1989-01. - Evaluate the late effects of carboplatin, etoposide, and bleomycin in patients treated on clinical trial CCLG-GC-1989-01. - Determine the toxicity of bleomycin and ...

Phase N/A

International Pediatric Adrenocortical Tumor Registry

Adrenocortical tumors (ACT) are rare cancer types that form in the outer layer of the adrenal gland and are very uncommon in children and teenagers. There is variation in pediatric ACT incidence worldwide. In the United States, only about 25 new cases of ACT per million per year, making this ...

Phase N/A

Long-Term Follow-Up of Patients Who Have Participated in Children's Oncology Group Studies

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To develop a mechanism for tracking and retaining patients enrolled on Children's Oncology Group (COG) protocols. II. To maintain regular, lifetime contact with patients in order to obtain current identification and contact information, and self/parent-reported health status. III. To locate patients who are lost-to-follow-up for COG (or ...

Phase N/A