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Hershey, Pennsylvania Clinical Trials

A listing of Hershey, Pennsylvania clinical trials actively recruiting patient volunteers.

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Found (196) clinical trials

Impact of Pulsatile Cardio-Pulmonary Bypass (CPB) on Vital Organ Recovery

This research study is about the effect heart-lung bypass procedures have on the vital organs (brain, heart, lungs, and kidneys) during open-heart surgery in pediatric patients. There are two types of heart pumps used in surgery requiring heart-lung bypass; one pumps the blood continuously through the body and the other ...

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Patient Outcomes With Endoscopic Versus Open Carpal Tunnel Release

Although some surgeons prefer one technique rather than the other, both endoscopic and open carpal tunnel release procedures are accepted as standard of care surgeries to relieve carpal tunnel syndrome. The investigator's research is designed to evaluate the significant difference in patient satisfaction between endoscopically-released wrists and open-released wrists. The ...

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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 ...

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Study of Kidney Tumors in Younger Patients

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. Classify patients with renal tumors by histological categorization, surgico-pathological stage, presence of metastases, age at diagnosis, tumor weight, and loss of heterozygosity for chromosomes 1p and 16q, to define eligibility for a series of therapeutic studies. (Loss of heterozygosity [LOH] testing discontinued as of April 2014) II. ...

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Collecting and Storing Biological Samples From Patients With Ewing Sarcoma

OBJECTIVES: I. Collect biological specimens, including associated demographic and clinical data, from patients with Ewing sarcoma. II. Provide a repository for long-term storage of Ewing sarcoma-related biological materials. III. Make collected specimens available to qualified researchers to understand the biology of Ewing sarcoma and correlate these results with demographic and ...

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Biomarkers in Tumor Tissue Samples From Patients With Newly Diagnosed Neuroblastoma or Ganglioneuroblastoma

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To prospectively analyze the factors that are currently used for risk-group assignment (v-myc avian myelocytomatosis viral oncogene neuroblastoma derived homolog [MYCN] copy number by fluorescent in situ hybridization [FISH], deoxyribonucleic acid [DNA] content by flow cytometry, and tumor histology using the International Neuroblastoma Pathologic Classification System) in ...

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Collecting and Storing Tissue Blood and Bone Marrow Samples From Patients With Rhabdomyosarcoma or Other Soft Tissue Sarcoma

OBJECTIVES: I. Collect human tumor tissue and other biological specimens (blood, serum, and bone marrow) from patients with rhabdomyosarcoma or non-rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcoma diagnosed and/or treated at a Children's Oncology Group (COG) member institution. II. Provide a repository for storage of tissue and other biological specimens collected by COG ...

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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 ...

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Study Of Diabetic Nephropathy With Atrasentan

The study objective is to evaluate the effect of atrasentan compared with placebo on time to doubling of serum creatinine or the onset of end stage renal disease (ESRD) in subjects with type 2 diabetes and nephropathy who are treated with the maximum tolerated labeled daily dose (MTLDD) of a ...

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Study of a Candidate Clostridium Difficile Toxoid Vaccine in Subjects at Risk for C. Difficile Infection

The study is designed as an event-driven group sequential protocol with 4 interim analyses at defined information milestones and a final analysis when a specific number of clinical endpoints are reached. Subjects will be randomly assigned to receive either the candidate vaccine or a placebo that will be administered in ...

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