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Childhood Cancers - Featured Clinical Trials

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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.

Novel Combination Chemotherapy for Localized Ewing Sarcoma
(Posted: 03/22/2011) - In this clinical trial, researchers will test whether the addition of the drug combination vincristine, topotecan, and cyclophosphamide to a standard chemotherapy regimen improves overall survival and event-free survival in newly diagnosed patients with non-metastatic Ewing sarcoma of the bone or soft tissue (excluding the soft tissue of the skull).

Preventing Chemotherapy-Related Hearing Loss in Young Cancer Patients
(Posted: 10/05/2010) - In this clinical trial, children and adolescents with cancer who are scheduled to receive cisplatin will be randomly assigned to receive sodium thiosulfate intravenously 6 hours after each cisplatin infusion or no additional treatment after each cisplatin infusion.

Study of the Natural History of Neurofibromatosis Type 1
(Posted: 03/10/2009, Updated: 07/31/2009) - Researchers are conducting a long-term study of children and adults with neurofibromatosis type 1 and their healthy siblings to help gain a better understanding of the natural history of the disease and how to better detect and treat its symptoms.

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.

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