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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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Found (144) clinical trials

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. ...

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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 ...

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Barrett's Esophagus Related Neoplasia (BERN) Project

B. BACKGROUND AND SIGNIFICANCE Burden of disease Barrett's esophagus (BE) is an acquired condition resulting from chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease and is a well recognized pre-malignant condition for the development of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) (1, 2). BE is defined as the displacement of the squamocolumnar junction proximal to the gastroesophageal ...

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Proton RT for the Treatment of Pediatric Rhabdomyosarcoma

- A special device is made for each participant to help them hold still during the treatment. This may be in the form of a mask or a custom made foam cradle depending on the area to be treated. - Radiation treatments will be given once per day, 5 days ...

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Study of Nifurtimox to Treat Refractory or Relapsed Neuroblastoma or Medulloblastoma

This study is being done to test the effect of a drug, nifurtimox, against neuroblastoma and medulloblastoma in children. Nifurtimox is a drug that has been used in South America for many years to treat a parasitic disease known as Chagas Disease. It is not approved by the Food and ...

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Antifungal Prophylaxis in Pediatric Acute Leukemia

RATIONALE OF STUDY: - In induction chemotherapy for childhood acute leukemia, our experience and international studies has shown that 30% of ALL and approximately 50% of AML patients require antifungal therapy. Mortality rates associated with documented fungal infection due to opportunistic yeasts and filamentous fungi have been high, ranging from ...

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Allogeneic Transplantation for Pediatric Leukemias With Unrelated Donors

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the toxicity (as measured as 100 day survival) after hematopoietic stem cell transplant from an unrelated donor with a novel preparative regimen of Fludarabine, Busulfan, Anti-Thymocyte Globulin, and Total Body Irradiation for pediatric patients with leukemia. The secondary objectives are to ...

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Parent-Delivered Massage in Paediatric Cancer

In Canadian children aged 0-19, the number of new cancer cases from 1997-2001 was on average 1,285 children per year for a total of 6,427 children over a five year period. Individual and family responses to a child's or adolescent's cancer diagnosis and treatment include psychological, sociocultural and biological dimensions. ...

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 ...

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Umbilical Cord Blood Transplant Cyclophosphamide Fludarabine Phosphate and Total-Body Irradiation in Treating Patients With Hematologic Disease

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine the one year survival of patients undergoing umbilical cord blood transplantation (UCBT) after a myeloablative preparative regimen consisting of cyclophosphamide (CY), fludarabine phosphate (fludarabine [FLU]), and fractionated total body irradiation (TBI). SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. Incidence of transplant-related mortality (TRM) at 6 months. II. Chimerism at ...

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