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Brain Cancer - Featured Clinical Trials

The following list shows Featured Clinical Trials for a specific type of cancer. You may also want to view:

  • Targeting Invasive Glioma Cells
    (Posted: 09/04/2012) - In this trial, patients with glioblastoma that has not responded to standard postoperative therapy or that has progressed will be treated with varying amounts of a Trk inhibitor called AZD7451 to determine the maximum tolerated dose and the side effects of this drug.
  • Comparing Postoperative Radiation Therapies for Brain Metastases
    (Posted: 12/13/2011) - In this clinical trial, patients with one to four brain metastases who have had at least one of the metastatic tumors removed surgically will be randomly assigned to undergo whole-brain radiation therapy or stereotactic radiosurgery.
  • Lenalidomide and Radiation for Children with Brain Cancers
    (Posted: 05/17/2011) - In this trial, patients up to age 18 who are newly diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas (DIPG) or who have other high-grade gliomas that could not be completely resected will undergo radiation therapy and receive oral lenalidomide at increasing doses daily for 6 weeks, followed by lenalidomide alone.
  • Testing Trabectedin in Pediatric Patients
    (Posted: 06/30/2009) - In this phase I clinical trial, children with solid tumors that have either recurred or have not responded to previous treatment will be treated with trabectedin.
  • Herbal Therapy for Brain Cancer
    (Posted: 06/12/2007, Updated: 02/21/2008) - In this trial, patients with high-grade glioma will be randomly assigned to take an herbal preparation of Boswellia serrata (frankincense) and undergo standard treatment for six months or undergo standard treatment alone for six months. Researchers want to see the addition of herbal therapy can help relieve brain swelling in these patients.
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