Ferumoxytol in Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Pediatric Patients With Brain Tumors

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Apr 14, 2022
  • participants needed
    100
  • sponsor
    OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
Updated on 27 January 2021
MRI

Summary

This phase II trial studies ferumoxytol in the magnetic resonance imaging of pediatric patients with brain tumors. Magnetic resonance imaging using ferumoxytol may help in viewing a brain tumor and blood vessels in and around the tumor in a different way than the standard gadolinium-based contrast agent. Imaging with this experimental contrast agent may give doctors more information about tumor blood supply and the extent of the tumor itself.

Description

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

I. Testing the superiority of ferumoxytol-based steady state (SS)-cerebral blood volume (CBV) maps over gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA)-based dynamic susceptibility weighted (DSC)-CBV maps in visualizing pediatric brain tumor blood volume maps.

SECONDARY OBJECTIVES:

I. Correlation of relative cerebral blood volume (rCBV) with histology and genetic markers.

II. Assessment of therapeutic response. III. Assessment of late ferumoxytol enhancement at various stages of disease.

OUTLINE

Patients undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with GBCA per standard of care over 45-60 minutes and then receive ferumoxytol intravenously (IV) followed by MRI over 10 minutes on day 1. Patients may optionally undergo MRI over 30 minutes without any contrast agent on day 2. Each study visit consisting of 2 days may repeat no more frequently than 4 weeks for up to 5 study visits at different stages of the disease as determined by the investigator.

After completion of study, patients are followed up at 2 and 6 weeks and then periodically for 5 years.

Details
Condition Malignant neoplasm of brain, Brain Tumor (Pediatric), Brain Cancer, Brain Tumor, brain tumors
Treatment magnetic resonance imaging, Ferumoxytol
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT03234309
SponsorOHSU Knight Cancer Institute
Last Modified on27 January 2021

Eligibility

Yes No Not Sure

Inclusion Criteria

Subjects with a presumed diagnosis of brain tumor (based on imaging) or a confirmed brain tumor (based on pathology) before or after any oncologic treatment (surgery/chemotherapy/radiation)
All subjects, or their legal guardians, must sign a written informed consent and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) authorization in accordance with institutional guidelines
Subjects with a calculated glomerular filtration rate (GFR) > 60 mL/min/1.73 m^2
Sexually active women of child-bearing potential and men must agree to use adequate contraception (hormonal or barrier method of birth control; surgical intervention i.e. tubal ligation or vasectomy; post-menopausal > 6 months or abstinence) for at least two months after each cycle of the study; should a female become pregnant or suspect she is pregnant while participating in this study, she should inform her treating physician immediately

Exclusion Criteria

Subjects with clinically significant signs of uncal herniation, such as acute pupillary enlargement, rapidly developing motor changes (over hours), or rapidly decreasing level of consciousness, are not eligible
Subjects with known allergic or hypersensitivity reactions to parenteral iron, parenteral dextran, parenteral iron-dextran, or parenteral iron-polysaccharide preparations (Ferumoxytol Investigator's Drug Brochure, 2009); subjects with significant drug or other allergies or autoimmune diseases may be enrolled at the investigator's discretion
Subjects who are pregnant or lactating or who suspect they might be pregnant
Subjects who have a contraindication for 3Tesla (3T) MRI: metal in their bodies (a cardiac pacemaker or other incompatible device), are severely agitated, or have an allergy to gadolinium containing contrast material
Subjects with known iron overload (genetic hemochromatosis); in subjects with a family history of hemochromatosis, hemochromatosis must be ruled out prior to study entry with normal values of the following blood tests: transferrin saturation (TS) test and serum ferritin (SF) test; all associated costs will be paid by the study
Subject who have received ferumoxytol within 4 weeks of study entry
Clear my responses

How to participate?

Step 1 Connect with a site
What happens next?
  • You can expect the study team to contact you via email or phone in the next few days.
  • Sign up as volunteer to help accelerate the development of new treatments and to get notified about similar trials.

You are contacting

Investigator Avatar
Name

Primary Contact

site
Name

0/250
Preferred Language
Other Language
Please verify that you are not a bot.

Additional screening procedures may be conducted by the study team before you can be confirmed eligible to participate.

Learn more

If you are confirmed eligible after full screening, you will be required to understand and sign the informed consent if you decide to enroll in the study. Once enrolled you may be asked to make scheduled visits over a period of time.

Learn more

Complete your scheduled study participation activities and then you are done. You may receive summary of study results if provided by the sponsor.

Learn more

Similar trials to consider

Loading...

Browse trials for

Not finding what you're looking for?

Every year hundreds of thousands of volunteers step forward to participate in research. Sign up as a volunteer and receive email notifications when clinical trials are posted in the medical category of interest to you.

Sign up as volunteer

user name

Added by • 

 • 

Private

Reply by • Private
Loading...

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consectetur, adipisicing elit. Ipsa vel nobis alias. Quae eveniet velit voluptate quo doloribus maxime et dicta in sequi, corporis quod. Ea, dolor eius? Dolore, vel!

  The passcode will expire in None.
Loading...

No annotations made yet

Add a private note
  • abc Select a piece of text from the left.
  • Add notes visible only to you.
  • Send it to people through a passcode protected link.
Add a private note