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Kaposi's Sarcoma Clinical Trials

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


Found (18) clinical trials

Early Phase Evaluation of ABC294640 in Patients With Refractory/Relapsed Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma or Kaposi Sarcoma

Sphingosine Kinase (SK) is an innovative target for anti-cancer therapy due to its critical role in lipid metabolism which drives cancer cell growth. We have found that the SK inhibitor ABC294640 (which is formulated for clinical use as an oral agent) significantly inhibits and reverses progression of virus-associated DLBCL in ...


sEphB4-HSA in Treating Patients With Kaposi Sarcoma

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To evaluate the clinical response and toxicity of recombinant EphB4-HSA fusion protein (sEphB4-HSA) (at initial dosing of 15 mg/kg every 2 weeks) in participants with Kaposi sarcoma. SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To assess the safety of sEphB4-HSA in participants with Kaposi sarcoma (KS). II. To determine trough level ...


Specimen Collections From Patients With HIV Infection KSHV Infection Viral-Related Pre-malignant Lesions and Cancer

BACKGROUND -A number of important scientific advances can be made through the study of blood, bone marrow, tumor, or other tissue samples from patients with HIV infection, infection with Kaposi s sarcoma associated herpesvirus (KSHV), infection with other oncogenic viruses, or cancer. This protocol provides a mechanism to effect a ...

Phase N/A

Virotherapy and Natural History Study of KHSV-Associated Multricentric Castleman s Disease With Correlates of Disease Activity

Background Multicentric Castleman's disease (MCD) is a rare but lethal Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) associated lymphoproliferative disorder with a median survival of 2 years. It occurs more often in HIV-infected individuals than those without HIV infection. The poor prognosis is not fully explained by the underlying HIV, as the HIV-negative ...


History of the KSHV Inflammatory Cytokine Syndrome (KICS)

BACKGROUND KSHV inflammatory cytokine syndrome (KICS) is a newly recognized syndrome caused by Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV). It is characterized by severe inflammatory symptoms including fevers, wasting, cytopenias, hypoalbuminemia, and hyponatremia, associated in some cases with lymphadenopathy or effusions, without pathological evidence of MCD. Patients with KICS exhibit elevated KSHV ...

Phase N/A

Pomalidomide for Kaposi Sarcoma in People With or Without HIV

Background Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) is an incurable, multicentric angioproliferative tumor that most frequently involves the skin. It is seen most frequently in people with HIV or other forms of immune compromise. Current therapies are limited by toxicities, including cumulative cardiotoxicity, while effective oral agents, agents deliverable in resource-limited settings, and ...


Sorafenib in Treating Patients With Kaposi's Sarcoma

OBJECTIVES: Primary - Assess the toxicity profile and pharmacokinetics of sorafenib in patients with HIV-related Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) who are receiving ritonavir. - Assess, in a preliminary manner, the pharmacokinetics and toxicity profile of sorafenib in patients with HIV-related or HIV-unrelated (classic) KS who are not receiving ritonavir. Secondary - ...


Nelfinavir Mesylate in Treating Patients With Kaposi Sarcoma

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine the efficacy of a therapeutic escalation strategy consisting of standard dose nelfinavir (nelfinavir mesylate), followed by high dose nelfinavir, for the treatment of Kaposi sarcoma (KS) tumor lesions. With 36 evaluable participants, the null hypothesis will be rejected if 11 or more participants respond. SECONDARY ...


Molecular Characterization of Viral-associated Tumors Tumors Occurring in the Setting of HIV or Other Immune Disorders and Castleman Disease

Background The availability of high quality, clinically annotated patient samples is crucial for the study of biologic factors that influence the natural history of viral related malignancies, malignancies occurring in the setting of HIV, and Castleman disease Comprehensive genomic sequence of viral-associated malignancies, malignancies occurring in the setting of HIV, ...

Phase N/A

An Evaluation of Tc 99m Tilmanocept by Intravenous (IV) Injection in Kaposi Sarcoma (KS)

This is a prospective, single-center, open-label, within-subject study of intravenously injected Tc 99m tilmanocept in the localization and detection of cutaneous and non-cutaneous KS tumor(s) in subjects with biopsy-confirmed KS. Six IV doses (g/mCi) of tilmanocept will be evaluated in cohort groups. This study is designed to evaluate the safety ...

Phase N/A