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Childhood Cancers - Featured Clinical Trials

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  • Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for Relapsed or Treatment-Resistant Neuroblastoma
    (Posted: 09/09/2014) - NCI is sponsoring two clinical trials of a monoclonal antibody called ch14.18, in combination with other drugs, to see if the antibody may be helpful for children or young adults (up to age 21) with relapsed or refractory high-risk neuroblastoma.
  • 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.
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